§ Ms Atherton
To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how much(a) funding and (b) other resources have been made available to support the regeneration of the former (i) tin mining and (ii) coal mining communities of West Cornwall in each of the last five years; and if he will list the (A) funding streams and (B) other resources available to support the regeneration of former mining communities in the UK. 
§ Yvette Cooper
A detailed breakdown of funding and resources made available to support the regeneration of tin mining and coal mining communities in West Cornwall is not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.312W
and the City of London for each year from 1995–96 to 2002–03. The collection of council tax continues after the end of the financial year to which it relates. This means that the percentage of council tax ultimately collected for any financial year is greater than that shown in the table.
However, in the past five years indicative funding for projects to assist communities generally within the Camborne, Pool, Redruth areas, which lie at the heart of the former tin mining areas of West Cornwall, by the South West Regional Development Agency is as follows:
£ Indicative spend 1998–99 1,816,529.00 1999–2000 713,496.00 2000–01 398,021.00 2001–02 2,313,686.00 2002–03 516,300.00 2003–04 (to date) 552,767.00
Furthermore, the Camborne, Pool, Redruth Urban Regeneration Company was approved in September 2002 to help address deprivation, attract private sector interest and investment and secure improvements to the local environment and public realm in Camborne, Pool and Redruth. The Company—CPR Regeneration—is funded jointly by the local authority, English Partnerships and the South West Regional Development Agency.
Two national programmes support the regeneration of the former coal mining communities. These are: (i) the National Coalfields Programme and (ii) The Coalfields Regeneration Trust. In addition, a range of national regeneration programmes provides support to all areas including former mining areas such as those controlled by the Regional Development Agencies, the Neighbourhood Renewal Fund and the Housing Investment Programme.