§ 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. 
§ 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; andEBG Action Plan Measure 1.11.