National Lottery

Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 15th October 2008.

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Photo of Gerry Sutcliffe Gerry Sutcliffe Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) (Sport)

The Department receives income from the funds to recover grant-in-aid paid to the National Lottery Commission for the regulation of the Lottery and to recover costs incurred by DCMS in managing the funds;

(a) Income received by DCMS in each year from the National Lottery Distribution Fund is shown in the following table:

£000
Recovery of National Lottery Commission Grant-in-Aid Recovery of DCMS costs
1997-98 1,991 203
1998-99 1,815 589
1999-2000 2,740 161
2000-01 4,396 238
2001-02 2,809 228
2002-03 2,342 223
2003-04 3,765 243
2004-05 4,401 236
2005-06 7,921 245
2006-07 8,047 267
2007-08(1) 9,315 215
(1) The final allocation of costs between the NLDF and OLDF for 2007-08 is subject to completion of the audit of the fund accounts, which are expected to be published later in the year.

(b) Income received by DCMS in each year from the Olympic Lottery Distribution Fund since it came into existence in 2005 is shown in the following table:

£000
Recovery of National Lottery Commission Grant-in-Aid Recovery of DCMS costs
2005-06 39
2006-07 700 58
2007-08(1) 1,026 79
(1) The final allocation of costs between the NLDF and OLDF for 2007-08 is subject to completion of the audit of the fund accounts, which are expected to be published later in the year.

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