Written Questions are submitted by MPs or Lords to receive information from a Department.
|23 Jan 2018, 1:37 p.m.||Coastal Areas: South West||Sir Gary Streeter|
To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how much funding his Department has allocated to projects in (a) Plymouth and (b) South West Devon constituency from the Coastal Communities Fund in each year for which information is available.
Answer (Jake Berry)
Plymouth has received Coastal Community Fund grants worth £2.67 million for two projects since 2013: £670,000 in 2013 for the regeneration of Plymouth’s waterfront; and £2 million in 2017 for create new and refurbish existing cultural and heritage venues in Plymouth.
Funding is determined through a competitive bid-led process based on demonstrating the strongest fit with the programme's outcomes and criteria.
The next bidding round is due to open shortly and will give all coastal communities another opportunity to bid for funds.