§ Mr. Hammond
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will list, for each of the nine regional development agencies in England,(a) the aggregate amount of forward funding commitments entered into by the Agency at 31 March and (b) the annual budget of the Agency for financial year 2004–05. 
§ Jacqui Smith
The figures are set out in the following table; the information on commitments has been provided by the Regional Development Agencies.
£million Budget for 2004–05 Committed spend in relation to 2004–05 Advantage West Midlands 245 245 East of England Development Agency 99 65 East Midlands Development Agency 124 47 London Development Agency 379 260 North West Development Agency 358 346 ONE North East 237 224 South East England Development Agency 130 96 South West of England Regional Development Agency 130 127 Yorkshire Forward 266 245