Written Questions are submitted by MPs or Lords to receive information from a Department.
|26 Sep 2017, 11:30 a.m.||European Maritime and Fisheries Fund||Holly Lynch|
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what proportion of the UK allocation from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund has been (a) allocated and (b) spent.
Answer (George Eustice)
The Marine Management Organisation is the UK managing authority for the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) and has a UK position to the 30 June 2017, as follows:
a) EMFF funds allocated - £57.5 million (27.3% of the budget)
b) EMFF funds spent - £15.5 million (7.3% of the budget)
This information is collected quarterly from the four UK Intermediate Bodies. The next return is due on 30 September 2017.