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£26m for Local Partnerships Announced

20 May 2003

The Government confirmed today that £26 millon has been awarded to 82 projects pioneering innovative approaches to delivering eGovernment through partnerships between local authorities.

London local authorities successfully bid for funding for a number of the projects, covering a broad range of services including an interactive waste management system in South London and a single crime recording system to improve safety in North London.

The allocations announced today form the second installment of £75m earmarked for local and regional partnerships under the £350m programme for Local eGovernment.

"Every local authority in England is now participating in at least one eGovernment partnership", commented Local Government Minister Chris Leslie. "These partnerships show that working together can benefit everyone - the partners and the communities they serve."

Read the full announcement
List of successful partnership bids - Rounds 1 & 2 (DOC 61k)

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