Swimming

Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 22nd October 2008.

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Photo of John Hayes John Hayes Shadow Minister (14-19 Reform and Apprenticeships)

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what funding his Department has allocated (a) to swimming and (b) to elite and competitive swimming in each of the last 10 years.

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

Sport England has advised that the following funding has been allocated to swimming in each of the last 10 years:

£
Swimming (overall figure) Elite and competitive swimming (figures included in overall figure for swimming)
Financial year Exchequer Lottery Exchequer Lottery
1997-98 (1) 55,700,872 (1) 21,869,600
1998-99 323,500 56,082,875 0 0
1999-2000 320,000 25,154,681 0 112,237
2000-01 340,000 22,192,764 0 8,941,360
2001-02 340,000 29,920,415 0 1,957,905
2002-03 343,660 36,331,316 0 16,688,438
2003-04 449,333 21,561,774 0 1,748,831
2004-05 688,000 18,987,199 0 3,194,768
2005-06 701,000 11,801,663 0 149,293
2006-07 947,891 6,640,736 0 0
2007-08 856,192 11,155,462 0 0
(1) No records

UK Sport has advised that the following funding has been allocated to the world class swimming programme in each of the last 10 years:

£
Elite and competitive swimming (figures included in overall figure for swimming)
Financial year Exchequer Lottery Lottery (events)
1997-98 143,500 2,011,299
1998-99 260,000 2,725,201
1999-2000 195,000 3,356,484
2000-01 170,000 3,251,651
2001-02 195,000 2,985,964 1,610
2002-03 245,000 3,079,250 35,000
2003-04 299,610 3,103,124 60,000
2004-05 1,335,175 2,267,760 7,500
2005-06 334,200 3,289,969
2006-07 2,572,688 5,552,757
2007-08 3,187,243 5,370,196 207,000

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