Martin Ford 16 January 2024

MPs criticise ‘glacial’ progress of levelling up projects

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MPs have criticised the ‘glacial’ progress of delivering government-funded levelling up projects.

Mandarins from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities faced the Public Accounts Committee following a National Audit Office report that found last March that just £900m had been spent of £10bn offered by the Towns, Levelling Up and UK Shared Prosperity funds.

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