European Maritime and Fisheries Fund

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 26th September 2017.

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Photo of Holly Lynch Holly Lynch Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Flooding and Coastal Communities)

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what proportion of the UK allocation from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund has been (a) allocated and (b) spent.

Photo of George Eustice George Eustice The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The Marine Management Organisation is the UK managing authority for the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) and has a UK position to the 30 June 2017, as follows:

a) EMFF funds allocated - £57.5 million (27.3% of the budget) b) EMFF funds spent - £15.5 million (7.3% of the budget)

This information is collected quarterly from the four UK Intermediate Bodies. The next return is due on 30 September 2017.

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