To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport how much funding for (a) the arts, (b) heritage, (c) active leisure and (d) museums his Department allocated to (i) England, (ii) the west midlands and (iii) each local authority area in the west midlands from 2010 to 2012.
The Department provides grant-in-aid funding to public bodies that help deliver our strategic aims and objectives for the arts, heritage, community sport and museums. The grant in aid allocated to these bodies can be found in the Department's annual reports, and in funding allocation letters, which can be found at the following links:
Arts Council England has provided details of arts and museum funding distributed in England and the west midlands. Museum funding data are not recorded by local authority area.
|(ii) West midlands||45,157,638||44,359,071|
|(iii) West midlands local authority areas|
|Herefordshire, County of||593,161||459,140|
|Nuneaton and Bedworth||7,665||0|
|Telford and Wrekin||14,500||158,196|
|Renaissance Museum Programme funding|
|(ii) West midlands||4.6||4.1|
We do not hold data for funding allocated to ‘active leisure’; however, Sport England allocates Exchequer funding to community sport. Full details of the funds awarded by region and local authority, from 2010 to 2012, can be found at the following link:
English Heritage has provided a breakdown of grant offers they have made in England and the west midlands. These figures are not broken down by local authority area.
|(1)Amounts exclude offers made under the English Heritage National Heritage Protection Commissions Programme.|