Department for Transport: Local Government Finance

(asked on 15th October 2021) - View Source

Question to the Department for Transport:

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many funds are allocated to local authorities by his Department through a process of competitive bidding; and if he will publish the names of those funds.


Answered by
Chris Heaton-Harris Portrait
Chris Heaton-Harris
Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)
This question was answered on 25th October 2021

The Department for Transport publishes data on government grants spending annually including, grants provided to Local Authorities. The most recent grants data relating to the financial year 2019/20 can be found at DfT 19/20 Grant data . Details of grant schemes and individual awards are published online.

In 2019/20 Local Authorities received funding from ten grant schemes via a competitive bidding process. These are set out below:

• Safer Roads

• Access Fund

• Local Growth Fund

• Large Local Majors

• Local Resilience Forums

• City Scheme

• Low Emission Taxi

• Low Emission Bus

• Opening LA transport data

• Transforming Cities Fund

The Department is currently reviewing its grant data for 2020/21 and will be published by the Cabinet Office in March 22.

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