European Maritime and Fisheries Fund

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 4th July 2019.

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Photo of Karl Turner Karl Turner Shadow Minister (Transport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how much money was spent on (a) administration and (b) funding for the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund in each of the last five years for which data is available.

Photo of Robert Goodwill Robert Goodwill The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Since the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund opened in 2014, the annual cost of administrating the fund in England has been approximately £0.7 million. A total of £34.8 million grant funding has been paid out from the overall scheme, including technical assistance costs. A breakdown of funding paid out since 2014 is as follows:

Year

£ million

2014

1.8

2015

2.8

2016

4.8

2017

3.3

2018

9.8

2019

12.3

Total

34.8

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