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1

What EU programme funds Cornwall?

Objective One

2

By what percentage did the number of people going on holiday abroad increase from 1979 to 200?

A 400% increase

3

According to the Indices of Multiple Deprivation, how deprived is Boscombe relative to the rest of the country?

Boscombe is the 477th most deprived area in Britain

4

What percentage of Boscombe's properties are privately rented?

50%

5

How many drug and rehabilitation centres are there in Boscombe?

60 rehab centres

6

How does the life expectancy of someone living in Boscombe compare to the rest of South West?

A person living in Boscombe has a life expectancy of around 8.7 years lower than the average person in the South West.

7

How much was Boscombe's waterfront carpark sold to Barratt Homes for?

£9m

8

How many beach pods were constructed in Boscombe?

60

9

What is the starting price of a Boscombe beach pod?

£65,000

10

In total, how much did the council invest in rebranding Boscombe?

£11m

11

What is the name of the luxury apartment block built by Barratt Homes in Boscombe?

Honeycomb Apartments

12

What is the starting price of an apartment in the Honeycomb Apartments complex in Boscombe?

£600,000

13

In 2012, what event was held in Boscombe?

'Summer of Sport'

14

When was Boscombe Pier renovated and re-opened?

2008

15

To what extent was the ASR surf reef expected to increase the number of good surfing days?

The number of good surfing days was expected to increase from 77 per year to over 150 per year.

16

In our surveys, what percentage of people were found to have a positive perception of Boscombe?

90%

17

In 2001, how did the number of people living in privately rented accommodation change?

In 2001, the number of people in privately rented accommodation increased by 12.6%.

18

Between 2001 and 2011, how did the number of adults without any qualifications change?

The number of adults without qualifications fell from 26.6% to 21.1%.

19

What award was won by Boscombe Pier? When did it win this award?

Awarded 'Pier of the Year' award in 2010

20

By 1980, what was the unemployment rate in Detroit's African American community?

45%

21

What event in Detroit accelerated the emigration of white middle class families from Detroit's urban centre?

The Twelfth Street Riot of 1967

22

How does Detroit's current population compare to its peak in the 50s?

Detroit's population is only half of its 1.8m people peak in 1950.

23

When did Detroit declare bankruptcy? How much was its public debt at this point?

Detroit declared bankruptcy in July 2013 with a public debt of $18bn.

24

In 2005, how many of Detroit's residents lived below the poverty line?

A third of Detroit's residents lived below poverty line.

25

In 2005, how poor was Detroit compared to other U.S. cities?

Detroit was the third poorest city in the US.

26

How much money was spent on waterfront regeneration in Detroit?

$560m

27

In 2004, how did General Motors help to rebrand Detroit?

$500m invested in regeneration of the famous 'Renaissance Centre'.

28

What event was held in Detroit that helped it to rebrand?

2006 Superbowl XL

29

How many visitors were attracted to the 2006 Superbowl XL held in Detroit?

68,000

30

How did Detroit try to improve its public transport system

Construction of Detroit People Mover in 1987 - a driverless transit system.