Regional Planning and Development: Stratford

HM Treasury written question – answered on 5th February 2015.

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Photo of Chris Bryant Chris Bryant Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport)

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to paragraph 1.133 in the Autumn Statement 2014, how the £141 million allocated to the Olympicopolis project will be spent; and from which departmental budget that funding will come.

Photo of Danny Alexander Danny Alexander The Chief Secretary to the Treasury

The National Infrastructure Plan 2014 announced the government would be investing £141m in order to support the London Legacy Development Corporation and Mayor of London’s Olympicopolis project to redevelop the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

This will support the construction of a new higher education and cultural quarter carried out in partnership with University College London, the Victoria and Albert museum, University of the Arts London and Sadler’s Wells.

The Department for Communities and Local Government are responsible for providing funding to the Greater London Authority and will administer this funding on behalf of government.

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