Departmental Research

Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 5th February 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 what the (a) subject and (b) cost was of each research contract his Department has commissioned since 1997.

Photo of Margaret Hodge Margaret Hodge Minister of State (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) (Culture, Creative Industries and Tourism)

holding answer 28 January 2008

Our records show the following research projects were commissioned by my Department since 2001. We do not have sufficient information to provide comparable data for earlier years.

Subject Cost (£)
Lottery Grants Pilot Study 15,000
Evaluation of the Impact of the National Lottery 18,000
Economics of Gambling 17,000
Regional Cultural Data Framework 52,000
Live music baseline survey 127,000
Olympic Bid Market Research 36,000
Role and Contribution of Culture to Regeneration in UK 19,000
Tourism Productivity Study 46,000
Scoping Survey of Culture and Sport in the UK 43,000
Gambling Survey 11,000
Critical Review of Research Literature on Machine Gaming by Children 30,000
Olympic Games Impact Study - Stated Preference Analysis 129,000
Olympic Games Impact Study—Computable Equilibrium Project 25,000
Olympic Games Impact Study—Multi-criteria and programme summary 72,000
Digital Switchover—Social Housing Issues Survey 36,000
Review of Academic Literature on Social Capital and DCMS Sectors 4,000
Arts and Criminal Justice Feasibility Study 20,000
Research on Public Perceptions of the BBC 24,000
Research on Impact of Violent Computer Games 5,000
Mental Health Research 33,000
Taking Part Survey (2005-08) 4,476,000
Digital Switchover Technical Trial: Research on Vulnerable Households 38,000
Access to finance for music SMEs 25,000
DCMS Bolton Digital Switchover Trial Research Report 20,000
Gambling Study 54,000
Gambling Study—Short Screen for Problem Gambling (1)83,000
Drivers of Tourism Demand 29,000
Economic Impact of DCMS Cultural Investment 55,000
Knowledge economy 25,000
Creative Industries Analysis 50,000
Literature Review for humanitarian assistance 16,000
Live Music Economic Impact Study 9,000
BBC Charter Review Research Tender 50,000
Digital Switchover—social housing issues survey 51,000
Live Music—Small venues experience of Licensing 91,000
A literature review and survey on remote gambling 30,000
Library Standard Review Work 100,000
Cultural Pathfinder outcomes 44,000
The Casinos Scoping Study 50,000
7/7 Evaluation Project 15,000
Emergency preparedness 29,000
Literature review on understanding demand for culture among key groups 29,000
Library performance indicators 60,000
Museum Performance Indicators 29,000
Creative Industries Scoping Study—spillover 35,000
Creative Industries Scoping Study—direct links 10,000
Understanding perceptions of secondary markets 25,000
Impact of large-scale sports facilities capital programme 15,000
International aspects of the Creative Industries 85,000
Digital Switchover—communal housing issues survey 47,000
World Heritage site status 29,000
Impact of Licensing Act on Live Music follow up survey 97,000
Olympics Legacy market research 147,000
NDPB Working Together survey 5,000
Climate change impacts on our sectors 5,000
Taking Part Scoping Study 20,000
Voluntary arts sector 45,000
(1) US$.

Some of the research was carried out in collaboration with other organisations, in which case only the DCMS contribution is shown.

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