CONFIRMED £7.7m from Labour Government to support the link between Gloucester town centre and the Quays retail centre. Good for jobs and business

You may be aware I have been heavily involved in lobbying the government to improve the linkage between our town centre and the new docks development.  We have now heard  that we have been successful.  Congratulations to all those involved, particularly the businesses and employees in our town centre who will really benefit from this boost

Question from:  Parmjit Dhanda (Gloucester – LAB)

Minister answering:  Rt Hon Rosie Winterton

Question

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, when he expects to conclude his deliberations on the Gloucester Linkages Project 293964

Answer

The Department has now approved the additional funding of £7.7m being sought for the Gloucester Economic Linkages Project.  I have today written to the South West Regional Development Agency informing them of this decision.

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