Mayflower: Anniversaries

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport written question – answered on 18th July 2017.

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Photo of Luke Pollard Luke Pollard Labour/Co-operative, Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how much funding has been allocated to the Mayflower 400 year anniversary celebrations in (a) 2017, (b) 2018, (c) 2019, (d) 2020 and (e) 2021.

Photo of John Glen John Glen The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

DCMS, through VisitBritain, has allocated £260,000 in 2016-17 and £240,000 in 2017-18 towards the Mayflower 400 celebrations. Additionally, Mayflower 400 received a £35,000 Arts Council England grant towards the Mayflower Museum in February 2015. Plymouth has received other Arts Council grants which will benefit the celebrations indirectly.

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