HC Deb 07 September 2004 vol 424 c1018W
Mr. kidney

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many projects have been funded under the Environmental Business Growth Action Pr#gramme by regional development agencies in(a) England and (b) the West Midlands. [184146]

Jacqui Smith

The Environmental Business Growth Action Plan is administered by the Environment Agency and is restricted to supporting SMEs in the eligible West Midlands Objective 2 area. Through European Structural Funds the Action Plan has supported four projects with a total value of some £5.4 millionGroundwork UK 'Bridge-It'; Technology and Innovation Centre 'Enviroinnovate'; EBG Action Plan Measure 1.4; and EBG Action Plan Measure 1.11.