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Crown Lands and Estates: Northern Ireland

Treasury written question – answered on 31st October 2011.

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Photo of Margaret Ritchie Margaret Ritchie Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs), Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change)

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much income has been received in respect of the marine land owned by the Crown Estate around Northern Ireland in each of the last five years; and how much such income has been allocated to the Northern Ireland Executive.

Photo of Chloe Smith Chloe Smith The Economic Secretary to the Treasury

The gross income from the Crown Estate's marine estate in Northern Ireland in each of the last five years was as follows:

£ million
2006-07 0.6
2007-08 0.7
2008-09 0.8
2009-10 0.8
2010-11 0.9

Total net income surplus from the Crown Estate is passed directly to the Exchequer for the benefit of all UK citizens. In 2010-11 this amounted to £231 million.

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