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British Canoe Union

Volume 130: debated on Thursday 31 March 1988

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what was the total amount of Sports Council grants to the British Canoe Union in each of the last three years for which figures are available; and what information he has as to what estimate was made of the total membership of the British Canoe Union in the years in question.

Sports Council grant-in-aid to the British Canoe Union for the last three years for which figures are available was as follows:

Year

£

1984–85269,614
1985–86239,410
1986–87196,789

Estimates of membership as supplied by the BCU are from November to October in each of those years:

Year

Numbers

1984–8511,377
1985–8612,733
1986–8713,667