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To ask the Deputy Prime Minister
(1) which cities in Wales have been allocated money from the City Deals fund;
(2) when the decision to extend City Deals funding beyond England was taken;
(3) what representations or applications from Welsh cities to the City Deals fund he has received.
The first round of city deals with the eight largest cities in England were concluded in July 2012 with 18 further deals agreed with English cities by July 2014. City deals are bespoke negotiations between Government and local places based on the opportunities of a particular place and with no specific budget.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr Osborne announced in the autumn statement that the UK Government would negotiate a city deal with Glasgow and the Clyde Valley and the Prime Minister announced Heads of Terms with Glasgow and the Clyde Valley on
The Deputy Prime Minister has received no representations from Welsh cities about city deals.