National Parks Authorities: Finance

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 18th March 2019.

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Photo of Alex Sobel Alex Sobel Labour/Co-operative, Leeds North West

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how much money has been allocated from the public purse to the National Park Authorities in each year since 2010.

Photo of Therese Coffey Therese Coffey The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Funding allocated to England’s National Park Authorities[1] each year since 2010 through Defra core grant is as follows:

Financial Year

Money allocated to National Park Authorities and the Broads Authority through Defra core grant

2010/11

£53,824,076

2011/12

£55,216,568

2012/13

£52,334,090

2013/14

£49,451,587

2014/15

£46,569,083

2015/16

£44,729,610

2016/17

£45,875,395

2017/18

£47,127,283

2018/19

£47,937,871

National Park Authorities may also access other sources of public funding in addition to the Defra core grant.

[1] Includes the Broads Authority.

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