Transport: Finance

Department for Transport written question – answered at on 4 April 2022.

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Photo of Louise Haigh Louise Haigh Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much core funding his Department has allocated to each sub-national transport body (a) in each of the last five years and (b) over the next three years.

Photo of Andrew Stephenson Andrew Stephenson Assistant Whip, Minister of State (Department for Transport)

The table below sets out how much core funding the Department for Transport has allocated to each Sub-National Transport Body (STB) in each of the last five years, and the core funding allocations for the upcoming financial year. Where no figure has been provided, the STB was not yet formally established.

STB

17/18

18/19

19/20

20/21

21/22

22/23

Transport for the North

£10m*

£10m

£10m

£7m

£6m

£6.5m

Midlands Connect

£3m

£5m

£4m

£5m

£5m

£5m

Transport for the South-East

£100k

£1m

£500k

£1.225m

£1.225m

£1.725m

England’s Economic Heartland

£100k

£1m

£500k

£500k

£900k

£1.350m

Transport East

N/A

N/A

N/A

£425k

£520k

£762k

Western Gateway

N/A

N/A

N/A

£425k

£425k

£605k

Peninsula Transport

N/A

N/A

N/A

£425k

£425k

£585k

*This was provided to the Transport for the North Partnership Board, prior to TfN being established as a statutory body.

Whilst all non-statutory STBs have received an indicative projection of their funding across the Spending Review period, actual funding will be subject to an approved workplan and good performance over the previous Financial Year.

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