Sport Administration Costs

Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 14th June 2005.

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Photo of Kate Hoey Kate Hoey Labour, Vauxhall

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what the total administration costs of (a) the Sport and Recreation Division of her Department, (b) Sport England, (c) regional sports boards and (d) county sports partnerships were in 2004–05 (i) in total and (ii) as a percentage of the overall budget of each.

Photo of Richard Caborn Richard Caborn Minister of State (Sport and Tourism), Department for Culture, Media & Sport

The information requested is shown in the following table:

Administration costs 2004–05 (£000) As a percentage of budget allocated for each
DCMS Sports


1,325 942
Sport England(2) 24,782 99.11
Regional Sports Boards 8,692 89.82
County Sports


6,850 100.00

(1) Includes costs of Sports Division and Director of Sport (Group Head). Includes pay and other general administration.

(2) Excludes the direct costs of running National Centres and Regional Offices

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