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National Lottery

Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 24th January 2008.

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Photo of Jeremy Hunt Jeremy Hunt Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much National Lottery funding has been spent on (a) arts, (b) heritage, (c) community sport, (d) school sport and (e) capital funding for schools in each year since 1997.

Photo of James Purnell James Purnell Secretary of State, Department for Culture, Media & Sport, Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions

holding answer 22 January 2008

National Lottery expenditure for the good cause sectors specified is set out in the table, subject to the qualifications given. The figures are for the United Kingdom as a whole.

£ million (rounded)
Arts: drawdown from the NLDF by the six arts/film distributors Heritage: drawdown from the NLDF by the Heritage Lottery fund Sport; drawdown from the NLDF by the five sports distributors School sport: payments by New Opportunities Fund/Big Lottery Fund under the PE and Sport in Schools and School Sports co-ordinators programme Other sport: payments by NOF/big Lottery fund under the community Sports Programmes, Space for Sport and the Arts and Football Foundation
1997-98 356 133 188 0 0
1998-99 366 196 397 0 0
1999-2000 259 277 317 0 0
2000-01 272 290 293 0 0
2001-02 275 262 359 11 0
2002-03 246 265 377 3 2
2003-04 295 324 315 21 11
2004-05 298 308 242 74 11
2005-06 275 374 264 211 39
2006-07 228 367 209 183 43

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