§ Helen Jones
To ask the Deputy Prime Minister which projects in Warrington have been assisted by the Government Office for the North West in the past year; and what assistance was provided in each case. 
§ Yvette Cooper
The Government Office for the North West has provided a range of assistance to projects in Warrington over the past year including:
Crime reduction partnership projectsSmall Retailers in Deprived Areas—£14,743Safer Communities initiative—£49,559Communities Against Drugs—£152,600Partnership Development Fund—£16,078(This funding is for 2002/3. Government Office North West's role had been to appraise, and monitor the progress of the plans).
Transport projectsBridgefoot Environmental Enhancement Scheme—£980,000Warrington Interchange—£1,900,000(Funding for these projects did not commence until 2003–04. GONW role was an advisory one in respect of these two major schemes).
Community Champions FundOlder Peoples Forum (Warrington)—£500Tourney Green Jubilee Day—£75Dallam Senior Youth Club—£1,450Westy Parents Forum—£2,326Raleigh International (Ghana)—£250St. Lewis School Project Croft—£2,000Padgate Youth Group—£1,350Blackbrook Residents—£1,200Hawthorn Harlequins—£2,000Cinnamon Brow Garden Project—£500Outrington Community Project —£1,000Grasmere and Greenwood Residents Association—£476Warrington Blues Festival—1,000GLR Productions—£800Warrington Media Vol Sect Network—£1,500(This funding was from June 2002 to June 2003. Government Office for the North West has responsibility for managing the development and successful delivery of the Community Champions Fund)
Warrington Children's Fund Partnership which commenced in 2003–04 has been allocated £500,000. Government Office for the North West has responsibility for managing the development and successful delivery of the Children's fund.993W
The Sure Start Westy Round 3 scheme, which commenced in 2001 received funding of £500,000 in 2002–03. Government Office for the North West has supported and appraised the development of this project.