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Arts: Finance

Department for Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 28th November 2014.

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Photo of Diane Abbott Diane Abbott Labour, Hackney North and Stoke Newington

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how much Arts Council England funding was awarded to organisations in (a) the London Borough of Hackney, (b) London and (c) England in each of the last five years.

Photo of Ed Vaizey Ed Vaizey Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy (Jointly with Department for Business, Innovation and Skills), Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy (Jointly with Department for Culture Media and Sport)

Arts Council England has invested the following in the last five years:

Hackney

Grant in Aid (£000s)

Lottery (£000s)

Total (£000s)

2009/10

£7,418

£2,150,000

£9,568

2010/11

£7,088

£1,103,000

£8,191

2011/12

£6,616

£2,713

£9,329

2012/13

£7,861

£5,294

£13,155

2013/14

£6,445

£3,092

£9,537

Total (£000s)

£35,427

£14,353

£49,780

Arts Council funding supports a number of arts organisations in Hackney such as the Graeae Theatre which champions the inclusion of Deaf and disabled people in the arts (which received £ 2,051,208 between 2011/12-2013/14), the Hackney Empire (which received £1,635,357 between 2011/12 and 2013/14) and the acclaimed Punchdrunk Theatre (£599,351 between 2011/12 and 2013/14) which tours and works both in and outside of London.

London

Grant in Aid (£000s)

Lottery (£000s)

Total (£000s)

2009/10

£190,203

£44,062

£234,265

2010/11

£197,575

£40,318

£237,893

2011/12

£180,966

£56,656

£237,621

2012/13

£188,055

£143,886

£331,941

2013/14

£184,892

£52,193

£237,085

Total (£000s)

£941,690

£337,114

£1,278,805

England

Grant in Aid (£000s)

Lottery (£000s)

Total (£000s)

2009/10

£411,052

£144,091

£555,143

2010/11

£419,878

£95,571

£515,448

2011/12

£363,507

£157,210

£520,717

2012/13

£434,258

£316,128

£750,386

2013/14

£434,944

£171,275

£606,219

Total (£000s)

£2,063,638

£884,274

£2,947,912

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