Regional Development Agencies

Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform written question – answered on 30th April 2008.

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Photo of Alan Duncan Alan Duncan Shadow Secretary of State

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform which regional development agencies were represented at one or more political party conference in each year since 2000.

Photo of Pat McFadden Pat McFadden Minister of State (Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform) (Employment Relations and Postal Affairs), Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee

holding answer 28 April 2008

The following table shows RDAs' representation at the three main political party conferences since 2000.

Conservative Labour Liberal Democrat
2007
AWM Yes Yes Yes
EEDA Yes Yes Yes
EMDA Yes Yes No
LDA Yes Yes Yes
NWDA Yes Yes Yes
ONE Yes Yes Yes
SEEDA No No No
SWRDA Yes Yes Yes
YF Yes Yes Yes
2006
AWM No Yes No
EEDA Yes Yes Yes
EMDA Yes Yes Yes
LDA Yes Yes Yes
NWDA Yes Yes Yes
ONE Yes Yes Yes
SEEDA Yes Yes Yes
SWRDA Yes Yes Yes
YF Yes Yes Yes
2005
AWM No Yes No
EEDA Yes Yes Yes
EMDA Yes Yes No
LDA Yes Yes Yes
NWDA Yes Yes Yes
ONE Yes Yes Yes
SEEDA Yes Yes Yes
SWRDA No No No
YF Yes Yes Yes
2004
AWM No Yes No
EEDA Yes Yes Yes
EMDA No No No
LDA Yes Yes Yes
NWDA Yes Yes Yes
ONE Yes Yes Yes
SEEDA Yes Yes Yes
SWRDA No No No
YF Yes Yes Yes
2003
AWM No No No
EEDA No No No
EMDA No No No
LDA Yes Yes Yes
NWDA Yes Yes Yes
ONE Yes Yes Yes
SEEDA(3)
SWRDA No No No
YF Yes Yes Yes
2002
AWM No No No
EEDA No No No
EMDA No No No
LDA(1) Yes Yes Yes
NWDA Yes Yes Yes
ONE Yes Yes Yes
SEEDA(3)
SWRDA No No No
YF Yes Yes Yes
2001
AWM No No No
EEDA No No No
EMDA No No No
LDA(1)
NWDA Yes Yes Yes
ONE Yes Yes Yes
SEEDA(3)
SWRDA No No No
YF Yes Yes Yes
2000
AWM No No No
EEDA No No No
EMDA No No No
LDA(1)
NWDA Yes Yes Yes
ONE(2)
SEEDA(3)
SWRDA No No No
YF No No No
(1) LDA records for representation at party conferences for 2000, 2001 and 2002 are held in archive (off site).

(2) ONE does not hold records for representation at party conferences before 2001.

(3) SEED A has no central records for representation at party conferences before 2004.

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