Written statement to Parliament

Urban Congestion Performance Fund: final tranche of payments

This speech was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

England's 10 largest urban areas will receive a further £3.75 million in funding to deal with the causes of congestion.

I am today announcing the final tranche of payments from the Urban Congestion Performance Fund that will see the 10 largest urban areas in England receive a further £3.75 million to address the causes of urban congestion.

These payments are the final payments made through the fund, which is linked to the local congestion targets set by the 10 largest urban areas in England in their local transport plans.

The £3.75 million payment will be shared between the participating areas as below:

Urban area Sum to be paid via tranche 4
London £1,125,000
Greater Manchester £470,364
West Midlands £438,727
West Yorkshire £382,600
South Yorkshire £300,752
Tyne & Wear £252,049
Merseyside £320,892
Nottingham £155,890
West of England (Bristol) £154,869
Leicester £148,857
Total £3,750,000