To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many small businesses have been helped by the Regional Growth Fund, broken down by (1) size, and (2) region.
Support to business via the Regional Growth Fund is provided by both direct projects and wider programmes which are run by intermediaries to distribute funds to businesses.
In addition to the locally run programmes we have 13 programmes that have national coverage. In total, over 3,500 Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) have to date, been supported by these programmes
The table below shows the regional breakdown of such support.
|Region||Number of businesses supported|
|Yorkshire & the Humber||44|