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EU Grants and Loans: Liverpool City Region

Question for HM Treasury

UIN 50518, tabled on 26 October 2016

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what forecast he had made of the potential amount of European Regional Development Fund and European Social Fund payments that (a) Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership and (b) Wirral would have been allocated in the 2021 to 2027 funding period.

Answered on

31 October 2016

The government has provided a guarantee for all European Structural and Investment Fund projects signed before the Autumn Statement. The government has also provided a guarantee for all projects signed after the Autumn Statement and before the UK’s departure from the European Union, if they provide good value for money and are in line with domestic strategic priorities. The government has not made a forecast of funding allocations for the 2021 to 2027 programme period. For the 2014-2020 programme period Liverpool City Region has received a European Social and Investment Fund allocation of €221.9m. Officials are beginning the longer-term work of considering how best to support our regions following the UK’s departure from the European Union.

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