Tuesday, 21 June 2011

Salford EU Money, Where Has It Gone?

EU Money

RWB Salford Information Correspondent can reveal how much Salford City Council has had from the EU and how they have spent it;

The Question;

In the year of 2010 and up to current date on request could you please tell me how much money has Salford Council received from the EU?

The Answer;

In answer to your request the council can confirm that it has received
funding under two separate European funding streams - the European
Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the European Social Fund (ESF).

With regard to ERDF funding, the council has received £2,887,574 since
January 2010. This has been spent on:

- the purchase of a lease for the Media Enterprise Centre
- highway and junction improvements

The council also received ESF funding in 2010 which was used to support
training and employment initiatives. Contracted amounts were as follows:

- Routeways to Sustainable Employment
- Preventing Young People from becoming NEET* (post 16) £49,969
- Reducing NEET (pre 16) £36,009

* NEET - Not in Education, Employment or Training

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