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URBACT - UK

The UK is a densely populated and relatively heavily urbanised country. Over four-fifths (81.5 per cent or 45.7 million people) of the population of England and Wales live in urban areas. Urban areas cover 8.9 per cent of the UK’s land mass.

National URBACT Point
Ian Hill is an EU funding specialist with a particular interest in Regional Development and Territorial Cooperation programmes
Ian
Hill
The Ministry in charge of URBACT
Department for Communities and Local Government
Jan
Garner
Scottish Government, Business Directorate, European Structural Funds Division
Robert
Gompertz
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