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European Capital of Culture

Department for Culture, Media and Sport written question – answered on 23rd November 2016.

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Photo of Tom Watson Tom Watson Party Chair, Labour Party, Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how much her Department has spent to date on the preparation for the competition to decide the potential winner of the European Capital of Culture 2023.

Photo of Matthew Hancock Matthew Hancock Minister of State (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) (Digital Policy)

To date only existing DCMS civil service resource has been applied to the policy development around the competition for 2023, which is met within the overall DCMS administrative expenditure cap.

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