Evaluating the 2014-2020 ERDF Evaluation Programme

Hatch Regeneris to Evaluate the €3.6 billion England 2014-20 ERDF Programme

Hatch Regeneris have been appointed to evaluate the entire 2014-20 English ERDF Programme for the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG). We will be leading a team of expert evaluators including Belmana, Middlesex University and BMG Research as well as a number of other leading evaluation specialists. Our team will provide an independent and robust assessment of the Programme as well as providing valuable evidence to inform future local growth policy and programmes. This comes at a time when EU funding is high on the agenda in the UK and will provide a key element of the blueprint for government funding post Brexit.

Neil Evans, overall evaluation manager and a Director of Hatch Regeneris said

“This is a great opportunity to assess the impact of the Programme over the next three years, to set a precedent for robust evaluation methods and to help shape future local growth policy for the UK.”

To date, there have been over 550 projects funded with a total ERDF investment of £1.4 billion. These have reached all 38 LEP areas, funding a wide range of activities. Our team has a long history and a wide breadth of experience in the evaluation of European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) across the UK, as well as a range of other major economic development and regeneration policies and programmes.

If you would like to talk to our team about this project or any of our other evaluation work, please get in touch with Neil Evans or Stuart Merali-Younger.

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