HC Deb 20 March 2001 vol 365 c119W
35. Mr. Ian Bruce

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions how much Government funding has been given to the(a) south-west regional development agency and (b) Government office of the south-west in the 2000–01 financial year. [152944]

Ms Beverley Hughes

The south-west RDA out-turn allocation for 2000–01 is £81.3 million. The Agency expects to generate income of £20.3 million during 2000–01, leaving net Government funding of £61.0 million. Running costs stand at £8.6 million.

Government office for the south west has funded a wide range of programmes in the 2000–01 year with a total value of £446.8 million. The running cost allocation to Government Office for the south west in 2000–01 totalled £8,721,830.