§ Alan Johnson
The North-West Development Agency advise that the total financial investment and assistance in Chorley since 1998–99 has been £175,591 broken down as follows:
- 1998–99: £71,309
- 1999–2000: £85,269
- 2000–01: £18,013.
Most of this investment has been through inherited Derelict Land Grant projects. The biggest sum invested in any single project during this period has been £56,000 in 1999–2000 for studies in relation to the Royal Ordnance Site. Of the £18,013 invested in 2000–01, £12,594 was invested in the New Farming Horizons programme.