ANNEX A - LIST OF RDAS AND BOUNDARIES
Schedule 1 of the Regional Development Agencies Act
1998 sets out the boundaries for the nine English RDAs:
The counties of Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire,
Northamptonshire and Nottinghamshire. The non-metropolitan districts
of Derby, Leicester, Nottingham and Rutland.
The counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire,
Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk. The non-metropolitan
districts of Luton, Peterborough, Southend-on-Sea and Thurrock.
The counties of Durham and Northumberland. The
metropolitan districts of Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne, North
Tyneside, South Tyneside and Sunderland. The non-metropolitan
districts of Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar and
Cleveland and Stockton-on-Tees.
The counties of Cheshire, Cumbria and Lancashire.
The metropolitan districts of Bolton, Bury, Knowsley, Liverpool,
Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, St. Helens, Salford, Sefton, Stockport,
Tameside, Trafford, Wigan and Wirral. The non-metropolitan districts
of Blackburn with Darwen, Blackpool, Halton and Warrington.
The counties of Buckinghamshire, East Sussex,
Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, Oxfordshire, Surrey and West Sussex.
The non-metropolitan districts of Bracknell Forest, Brighton and
Hove, the Medway Towns, Milton Keynes, Portsmouth, Reading, Slough,
Southampton, West Berkshire, Windsor and Maidenhead and Wokingham.
The counties of Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire,
Somerset and Wiltshire. The non-metropolitan districts of Bath
and North East Somerset, Bournemouth, Bristol, North Somerset,
Plymouth, Poole, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Torbay. The
Isles of Scilly.
The counties of Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire
and Worcestershire. The metropolitan districts of Birmingham,
Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall and Wolverhampton.
The non-metropolitan districts of Herefordshire, Stoke-on-Trent
and Telford and Wrekin.
Yorkshire and the Humber
The county of North Yorkshire. The metropolitan
districts of Barnsley, Bradford, Calderdale, Doncaster, Kirklees,
Leeds, Rotherham, Sheffield and Wakefield. The non-metropolitan
districts of the East Riding of Yorkshire, Kingston upon Hull,
North East Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire and York.