I have been asked to reply as my Department has responsibility for National Lottery income issues.
(a) Dream Number sales for each, available, quarter of 2007-08 and what this constitutes as a percentage of total national lottery sales:
Quarter 1 2007-08 = £14.9 million, 1.3 per cent.
Quarter 2 2007-08 = £14.7 million, 1.2 per cent.
Quarter 3 2007-08 = £14.8 million, 1.2 per cent.
(b) The National Lottery Commission advise that sales figures, for all national lottery games, for the final quarter of 2007-08 will not be available until figures from the lottery operator have been audited. They will be available from