UK Shared Prosperity Fund

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Wales – in the House of Commons on 3rd April 2019.

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Photo of Alun Cairns Alun Cairns The Secretary of State for Wales

The hon. Gentleman makes an important point, but of course he is tempting me to announce elements of the comprehensive spending review well before my right hon. Friend the Chancellor will do so later this year. However, communities have said that the £4 billion has not changed communities in the way they wanted it to, so this is an opportunity to introduce a much more innovative, proactive approach that responds to the private and voluntary sectors and local authorities in a much more local way.