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Question for Treasury

UIN 911025, tabled on 21 May 2019

What fiscal steps his Department is taking to increase regional productivity.

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21 May 2019

The Government is investing in every region to drive jobs and growth, with 3.5 million more people in work since 2010.

Investments include the £2.5bn Transforming Cities Fund and the Local Growth Fund which has invested over £12bn since 2015, including £141m in the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership.

Over 60% of jobs have been created since 2010 have been in regions outside London and the South East.

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