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Stronger Towns Fund

Question for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

UIN 229248, tabled on 6 March 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what criteria was used to assess deprivation in communities as part of allocating funding via the Stronger Towns Fund.

Answered on

11 March 2019

The formula for allocating the £1 billion of the Stronger Towns Fund assesses need according to metrics of: income, productivity, deprivation, skills, and the number of people living in towns. In this formula, deprivation is assessed based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation.

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