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Economic Growth: Lancashire

Question for Department for Communities and Local Government

UIN 37185, tabled on 18 May 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of Lancashire Enterprise Partnership in progressing Growth Deal projects.

Answered on

25 May 2016

The Lancashire Enterprise Partnership Growth Deal with Government will invest over £250 million across Lancashire.

Good progress has been made to date, with 15 out of the 39 projects in the programme underway, and a further 13 due to commence shortly.

Projects under construction will, amongst other outcomes, support the construction of 850 housing units, create over 2,000 jobs and add over £28 million GVA per annum to the local economy.

Answered by

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government