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Arts Council England

Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 29th November 2011.

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Photo of Liam Byrne Liam Byrne Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport which organisations in (a) the West Midlands and (b) Birmingham received Arts Council England funding in the latest period for which figures are available.

Photo of Ed Vaizey Ed Vaizey The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

In the financial year 2010-11, 609 organisations in the West Midlands region received either regular funding or funding through the “Grants for the Arts” programme from Arts Council England. Applicants can apply for up to £100,000 for regional activity, or above with prior permission.

In the financial year 2010-11, 203 organisations in the local authority region of Birmingham received either regular funding or funding through the “Grants for the Arts” programme.

The names of these organisations will be deposited in the Library of both Houses.

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