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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-03-18more like thismore than 2015-03-18
answering body
Deputy Prime Minister more like this
answering dept id 58 more like this
answering dept short name Deputy Prime Minister more like this
answering dept sort name Deputy Prime Minister more like this
hansard heading Regional Planning and Development remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Deputy Prime Minister, what progress he has made on implementing local growth deals. more like this
tabling member constituency Bradford East more like this
tabling member printed
Mr David Ward more like this
uin 908258 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2015-03-24more like thismore than 2015-03-24
answer text <p>Local Enterprise Partnerships have made good progress in implementing their Growth Deals, supported by Government.</p><p>The Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership has a large portfolio of projects ready to start in 2015.</p><p>Government has allocated £627million to the Leeds City Region Growth Deal, this will leverage £640m of other funding. Over the lifetime of the Deal the Local Enterprise Partnership estimates that up to 10,000 jobs could be created and 2,000 new homes built.</p><p>Government has also agreed longer term funding for the West Yorkshire plus Transport Fund. This could deliver 30 transport schemes worth over £1billion.</p><p>The Chancellor announced the Devolution Deal with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority in last week’s Budget. This will give West Yorkshire new powers over skills, business support and transport.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark remove filter
question first answered
less than 2015-03-24T15:31:58.597Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-24T15:31:58.597Z
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
tabling member
3923
label Biography information for Mr David Ward more like this
229540
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-03-23more like thismore than 2015-03-23
answering body
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept id 26 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
hansard heading Regional Planning and Development remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what steps he is taking to promote regional growth. more like this
tabling member constituency Fylde more like this
tabling member printed
Mark Menzies more like this
uin 908356 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2015-03-26more like thismore than 2015-03-26
answer text <p>Since this Government was elected 1.9 million more people are in employment, with jobs created in every region of the country – 60% outside London and the South East.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The 28 City Deals, and 39 Local Growth Deals are helping drive local growth by transferring powers and resources from Whitehall to local economies.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark remove filter
question first answered
less than 2015-03-26T14:22:13.97Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-26T14:22:13.97Z
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
tabling member
3998
label Biography information for Mark Menzies more like this