WQ85777 (e) Tabled on 15/07/2022

Will the Minister provide an update on the outcomes of the economy futures fund in the last 12 months?

Answered by Minister for Economy | Answered on 25/07/2022

Since April 2021, 142 offers have been accepted under the Economy Futures Fund, including those supported through the Smart Cymru scheme, with a combined value of £10.9m.

These projects promise a range of potential outcomes including the creation of 238 jobs, the safeguarding of 495 jobs, anticipated spend on Creative Productions of £23.6m and at least 35 paid trainee opportunities.