Communities and Local Government Committee takes evidence on European Regional Development Fund

30 April 2012

Communities and Local Government Committee takes evidence from interested parties on the operation of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) in England.

Monday 30 April 2012, the Grimond Room, Portcullis House

5.00 pm


Monday 30 April 2012, the Grimond Room, Portcullis House


  • José Palma Andres, European Commission
  • Linda Edworth, CEDOS/ADEPT
  • Councillor Peter Box CBE, Local Government Association

At the session the Committee will take evidence from interested parties on the operation of the ERDF in England. The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) manages the ERDF in England. This fund is focused on reducing economic disparities within and between EU member states by supporting economic regeneration and safeguarding jobs. According to DCLG since 2000, England has benefited from more than €5 billion of funding, with a further €3.2 billion being invested between 2007 and 2013 in local projects around the country.

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