National Lottery: Wales

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport written question – answered on 12th September 2017.

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Photo of Ian Lucas Ian Lucas Labour, Wrexham

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how much the National Lottery received from the sale of lottery tickets in each constituency in Wales in each of the last three years.

Photo of Tracey Crouch Tracey Crouch The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

National Lottery good cause money is allocated by expert bodies at arm's length from Government, taking account of their own priorities and the need for equitable distribution. It is not linked to sales distribution and Government does not collate this information.

Data on ticket sales is a matter for Camelot, the National Lottery operator. Camelot releases detailed national sales information which can be found online at: http://www.camelotgroup.co.uk/about-us/reporting. Camelot does not release more granular sales data due to its commercially sensitive nature.

Information on projects in receipt of a Lottery award can be found on the National Lottery Grants Database at the following link; http://www.lottery.culture.gov.uk and from Lottery Distributors' own websites.

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