Regional Growth Fund: Yorkshire and the Humber

Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 11th June 2014.

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Photo of Hugh Bayley Hugh Bayley NATO Parliamentary Assembly UK Delegation, NATO Parliamentary Assembly (President)

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many businesses in Yorkshire and the Humber received how much funding from the Regional Growth Fund in each year since 2011-12.

Photo of Michael Fallon Michael Fallon The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills , Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change, Minister of State for Portsmouth

We do not hold the data in the format requested. The Regional Growth Fund is supporting 51 projects and programmes in Yorkshire and Humber across five funding rounds. Below is a breakdown of the allocated funding from 2011-2017 by round:

Round Projects Programmes Allocated funding (£ million)
1 6 0 47.3
2 15 2 78.5
3 8 4 92.8
4 8 4 41.5
5 3 1 15

The 11 regional programmes are providing support to small and medium-size businesses in the area. Support from RGF is expected to leverage £1.7 billion of private investment.

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