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Leader reacts to Levelling Up announcement

Hull City Council Leader, Mike Ross, has reacted to the government’s announcement in its latest round of Levelling Up Funding.

Hull has been awarded £19.35 million from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities.

Cllr Ross said: “This funding will enable the council and partners to provide opportunities across the city.

“There will be a focus on a variety of areas, including job creation and training, with a particular impetus on preparing people for working in our growing green energy sector.

“Other target areas are improving neighbourhoods, developing sites for new homes, leisure and business uses and supporting small businesses.

“The council would like to thank partners and stakeholders for their support throughout this partnership.”

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