Peckham Area

MQT on 2008-02-20
Session date: 
February 20, 2008
Question By: 
Valerie Shawcross
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor


What benefits has the LDA delivered to Peckham during 2006/7?


Answer for Peckham Area

Answer for Peckham Area

Answered By: 
The Mayor

LDA fund the London South Central Employment & Enterprise project which delivers business and employment support. Employment support was provided to 173 Peckham residents during 2006/7

Throughout 2006/7 a number of projects were also funded to deliver across Southwark drawing a proportion of their beneficiaries from the Peckham area. These include job brokerage and skills initiatives.

In addition Peckham residents will have benefited from a number of Pan-London initiatives such as £33m Childcare Affordability Programme and Business Link London.

LDA also supports the Southwark Youth Enterprise project which has Peckham as a specific target area; this began delivering in 07/08.