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Heroes Return 2 Scheme

Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 11th June 2009.

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Photo of David Davis David Davis Conservative, Haltemprice and Howden

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many veterans have received funding under the Heroes Return 2 scheme.

Photo of Barbara Follett Barbara Follett Minister of State (Culture and Tourism), Regional Affairs, Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Culture and Tourism), Department for Culture, Media & Sport

holding answer 8 June 2009

Through the Big Lottery Fund's Heroes Return 2 programme 1,184 veterans have received funding. This funding has offered WW2 veterans from the UK, Channel Islands and Republic of Ireland the opportunity to visit the places where they saw active service or to take part in an official commemoration in the UK.

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