Public Footpaths: Repairs and Maintenance

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 11th October 2017.

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Photo of Helen Goodman Helen Goodman Labour, Bishop Auckland

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what funds are provided for the maintenance of national trails for each year to 2021; and what sum has been allocated to maintain the Pennine Way.

Photo of Therese Coffey Therese Coffey The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Natural England has provided funding of £1.8 million for the maintenance of national trails in England in 2017/18. This figure includes funding of £199,253 for the Pennine Way. Local authority funding will bring the total amount available for the Pennine Way to a minimum of £265,671.

Natural England has not finalised its annual funding for national trails for each year to 2021. Natural England expect to complete its plans for the funding of national trails for 2018/19 by December 2017.

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