To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether upper-tier local authorities will be consulted on the delivery of the Multiply scheme announced in the Autumn Budget 2021; and if he will make a statement.
25 November 2021
The first priority for the UK Shared Prosperity Fund will be a locally delivered new adult numeracy programme, Multiply, to help hundreds of thousands of adults improve their maths, as well as a wider range of local priority programmes. The Government will continue to engage stakeholders as we develop the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. We will publish further details on the fund in due course.