To ask the Deputy Prime Minister, what recent discussions he has had with the York, North Yorkshire and East Riding Local Enterprise Partnership on infrastructure funding; and if he will make a statement.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
16 January 2015
Following the Chancellor’s announcement of a further £1billion in the Autumn Statement to expand the Growth Deal programme, officials have met with all local enterprise partnerships, including York North Yorkshire and East Riding, to discuss their priorities for the additional Growth Deal funding.
The Growth Deal for York, North Yorkshire and East Riding, announced in July 2014, will see investment of £110m in the area, including investment in key housing and transport infrastructure projects.