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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): Funding for Levelling Up

Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee
Funding for Levelling Up

Monday 28 November 2022

Start times: 3.30pm (private) 4.30pm (public)


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Levelling-Up funds inquiry questions Scotland Deputy First Minister and council representatives

On Monday afternoon, the Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (LUHC) Committee questions John Swinney MSP, Scotland Deputy First Minister, followed by representatives from the Local Government Association and local councils for the Committee’s inquiry into Funding for Levelling-Up.

Likely areas of questioning

The Committee is examining the funds available for levelling-up and how effectively resources are directed to those areas most in need.

The cross-party group of MPs are expected to focus on questions concerning allocations and delivery of funding for levelling-up, the Levelling-Up Fund and UK Shared Prosperity Fund, and also broader topics of how to support local areas and regions and ensure the success of the levelling-up agenda.

The Committee’s inquiry is examining the allocation of levelling-up resources and the aim, size and focus of the many different funds available. The inquiry will also explore how far the Government’s approach to funding for levelling up, contributes to its objective of levelling up the country, whether it is on track and whether it offers value for money given the current economic climate.

Meeting details

At 4.30pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry Funding for Levelling Up
Deputy First Minister at Scottish Government
At 5.00pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry Funding for Levelling Up
Chairman of the People and Places Board at Local Government Association
Chief Executive at Brighton and Hove City Council
Executive Director for Growth and Sustainability at Barnsley Council
Chief Executive at Epping Forest District Council

Location

Room 16, Palace of Westminster

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