Local Government Finance

Department for Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 15th January 2015.

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Photo of Diana R. Johnson Diana R. Johnson Shadow Minister (Home Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how much funding his Department (a) spends directly on and (b) allocates to local authorities for integration work.

Photo of Stephen Williams Stephen Williams The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

Holding answer received on 28 November 2014

I refer the hon. Member to the Written Ministerial Statement of 18 December, Official Report, Columns 110-118WS, which outlines my Department’s spending profile on integration.

The majority of integration projects are led by charities, businesses and faith groups, some in partnership with local authorities. The following local authorities have received funding directly from my Department for projects listed in that Written Ministerial Statement:

Project

Local authority

Funding

Arts and Communities

Arts and Communities

Arts and Communities

Birmingham

Bradford

Burnley

£80,000

£80,000

£80,000

English Language

English Language

English Language

City of London

Manchester

Slough

£819,000

£1,076,593

£48,674

Gurkha Fund

Rushmoor

£1,500,000

National Special Interest Group on the English Defence League

Blackburn with Darwen

£200,000

World War One – Woking Peace Garden

Woking

£50,000

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