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Contingencies Fund Advance

Statement made on 18 May 2020

Statement UIN HLWS236

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My Hon. Friend, the Minister of State for Regional Growth and Local Government (Simon Clarke) has today made the following Written Ministerial Statement:

I hereby give notice of the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s intention to seek an advance from the Contingencies Fund. The Department requires an advance of its cash requirement pending parliamentary approval of the Main Estimate 2020-21.

Parliamentary approval for additional resources of £1,415,000,000 will be sought in a Main Estimate for the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. Pending that approval, urgent expenditure estimated at £1,415,000,000 has been met by repayable cash advances from the Contingencies Fund.

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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
Contingencies Fund Advance
Mr Simon Clarke
Minister of State for Regional Growth and Local Government
Conservative, Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Statement made 18 May 2020
HCWS239
Commons