HC Deb 10 April 2001 vol 366 cc514-5W
Mr. Pike

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will make a statement on the progress of the bids under the Urban 2 Programme scheme. [157438]

Mr. Caborn

The Government are still in negotiations with the European Commission about the number of projects which the Commission will accept from the United Kingdom under the new round of the Urban Community Initiative.