I'm often asked questions about LEP finances and other general back ground info. Here are some of the more frequently asked questions:
A good summary can be found in this Commons Library Standard Note http://www.parliament.uk/briefing-papers/SN05651
Round one capacity fund information was never made publicly available by government in a press release but through local LEP press releases I collated this information:
for the second round of Capacity Fund LEPs received £25,600 over three years.
LEP Start Up Funding
Here is a link to a government guidance note about LEP start up funding https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/32073/11-907-local-enterprise-partnership-start-up-guidance.pdf government didn't release exactly who got what start up funding but from reading press releases I was able to find out some information and put it in this blog http://lornagibbons.blogspot.co.uk/2011/07/lep-start-up-fund.html
Growing places Fund
in this article the additional allocations and totals are available:
government increased the original allocation.
Regional Growth Fund
RGF is nationally allocated via a competitive bidding process. Some LEPs put in successful bids and may therefore have some funding to allocate locally depending upon the exact nature of their RGF bid.
Heseltine confirmed LEPs as the 'only game in town'. We now await governments response.