Jake Berry: Should Sheffield City Region Combined Authorities proceed to elect a Mayor with full powers, that newly elected Mayor would benefit from a range of powers devolved from central government, as well as new funding, including:£30 million a year for 30 years to invest in local strategic priorities;Responsibility over the region’s transport budget;Strategic planning;Skills funding The...
Jake Berry: The Government has committed to use European Structural Funds money that comes back to the UK following departure from the EU to create a United Kingdom Shared Prosperity Fund. We will set out a timetable for its development in due course. The guarantee announced by my Rt Hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer is also giving all parts of the UK funding certainty.
Jake Berry: Mayoral remuneration will be a matter for Sheffield City Region to decide and to give consent to the secondary legislation necessary for any such remuneration to be paid.
Jake Berry: My Department has not commissioned any research relating to devolution in Yorkshire. It is for local leaders to put forward any devolution proposal on an appropriate geography and commanding wide support. We would welcome and consider any such proposal that did not cut across the Sheffield City Region deal.
Jake Berry: Government has committed to use European Structural Funds money that comes back to the UK following departure from the EU to create a United Kingdom Shared Prosperity Fund. My Department is working with other government departments to develop the Fund. There will be an announcement in due course.
Jake Berry: We recognise the important contribution made by our emergency services to their communities. Their hard work and commitment to public service is celebrated the country over in local community events and also nationally.
Jake Berry: The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) 2014-2020 programme for England has been allocated to Local Enterprise Partnership areas (https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/eu-structural-fu nds-uk-allocations-2014-to-2020). The programme is valued at £2,830 million based on the current exchange rate. Below is a breakdown of commitments by regional delivery team up to the end of...
Jake Berry: My Department does not collect comprehensive data on households who have left their homes as a result of flooding. This is a matter for individual local authorities.
Jake Berry: The Department for Communities and Local Government is the Managing Authority for the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) in England. The Department makes data on grant recipients supported through the ERDF 2014-20 and 2007-13 programmes publicly available through the programme website. The data for the 2014-20 programme can be found on the following webpage:...
Communities and Local Government: Work of DCLG 2017.
Witnesses: Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Alok Sharma MP, Minister for Housing and Planning, Deparment for Communities and Local Government Marcus Jones MP, Minister for Local Government, Department for Communities and Local Government Jake Berry MP, Minister for the Northern Powerhouse and Local Growth, Department for Communities and Local Government