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Standard User jossmer
(learned) Wed 21-Sep-11 22:09:30
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Re: Digital Region 'May' Be Sold Off


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The intersting thing here to note is that the DR came about with european money, Not government or tax payers money.
As such there will be in place articles regarding what will happen when YF is wound up.

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Standard User smurf46
(member) Thu 22-Sep-11 10:37:29
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Re: Digital Region 'May' Be Sold Off


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Yes, its assets will vest in the sponsoring government department for Business Skill & Innovation. So it'll be another thing for the Deputy PM to threaten to break the coalition over . . .

No-one was ever convinced by what I said, but by what they understood.

Edited by smurf46 (Thu 22-Sep-11 10:39:03)

Standard User yarwell
(sensei) Thu 22-Sep-11 11:11:46
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Re: Digital Region 'May' Be Sold Off


[re: jossmer] [link to this post]
 
The intersting thing here to note is that the DR came about with european money, Not government or tax payers money.


so where does "European money" come from - orchards in the south of Italy ?

Wikipedia says :-

£44 million grant funding from Yorkshire Forward and the European Regional Development Fund.
£40 million loan funding from Yorkshire Forward and the 4 local authorities.
£10 million loan funding from the project technology partner, Thales Group.

Phil

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Administrator MrSaffron
(staff) Thu 22-Sep-11 11:15:33
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Re: Digital Region 'May' Be Sold Off


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By taking some EU funding though projects tend to have to abide by certain sets of rules, exactly how they apply in the rumoured situation I don't know.

With BDUK so close to doing the same thing i.e. projects like this that are bound to end up with overlaps to pure commercial projects, it is a worry.

As I said in the news last week, some other countries have let firms build it, and the worry about wholesale has been tackled later.

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Standard User smurf46
(member) Thu 22-Sep-11 23:44:42
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In reply to a post by MrSaffron:
some other countries have let firms build it, and the worry about wholesale has been tackled later.


How sensible for a new born service. You learn to walk by taking one step at a time before you run.

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