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National Lottery

Volume 400: debated on Monday 3 March 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much money has been distributed by the National Lottery in each year since it was established; and if she will make a statement. [99837]

The following table, which is based upon information supplied to us by the distributing bodies for the National Lottery awards database, shows how much money has been awarded in each calendar year since 1995.

£
YearTotal amount awarded
1995983,462,994
19961,715,239,248
19972,380,203,184
19981,099,279,154
19991,548,634,247
20001,242,308,699
20011,310,094,043
20021,094,087,046

Note:

Although the first National Lottery draw was in November 1994, Lottery award were made from 1995 onwards

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if she will make a statement on the take-up of National Lottery grants in the Yeovil constituency since 1997. [99842]

According to the information supplied to us by the distributing bodies for the National Lottery awards database, the Yeovil constituency has been awarded a total of £6,974,537 in lottery funding between 1 January 1997 and 31 January 2003.