Skills for Londoners Capital Fund (1)

Questions to the Mayor of London – answered on 17th September 2020.

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Photo of Susan Hall Susan Hall Conservative

How much of the £82m Skills for Londoners Capital Fund has been spent to date and has already been committed to future projects? Please give a breakdown of the projects the fund has been spent on.

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

£82m was allocated for the second round of my Skills for Londoners Capital Fund, Mayor’s Construction Academy and Small Project and Equipment Fund with projects entering into grant from April 2019 onwards. £6.4m has been spent to date and a further £55.4m is committed to future projects, the majority of which are in delivery. The remaining £20.2m is funding the COVID-19 Emergency Recovery Support Fund (ERSF) and the COVID Contingency Fund.

Breakdown of the projects the fund has been spent on so far:

Provider

Project Name

Amount spent to date £m

HCUC (Harrow College and Uxbridge College)

Digital and Skills for Work Academy

3.8

Barking and Dagenham College

Resourcing – IOT Industrial Digitalisation

0.8

HCUC (Harrow College and Uxbridge College)

Construction Skills Centre

1.3

Simian Risk Management

Waltham Forest BECI Centre

0.2

Mary Ward Settlement

The Mary Ward Adult Education Centre East

0.3

Total

6.4