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Sport Funding

Volume 403: debated on Monday 14 April 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what percentage of the (a) Sport England and (b) UK Sport budget was spent on grant aid to national governing bodies in (i) 2001–02 and (ii) 2002–03; and what percentage is to be spent on grant aid to National Governing Bodies in 2003–04. [108294]

The percentage of (a) Sport England's and (b) UK Sport's core grant in aid allocated to National Governing Bodies is set out in the following table.

Percentage
2001–022002–032003–04
Sport England19.3019.7019.00
UK Sport28.0133.4547.61

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what the Exchequer funding allocation to Sport England and UK Sport is for (a) 2002–03 and (b) 2003–04.[108312]

The information requested is set out in the following table.

£ million
2002–032003–04
Sport England153.275260.775
UK Sport19.619.6

1 Including £15 million for the School Sport Co-ordinator programme.

2 Including £20 million for Community Club Development Programme and £2.5 million for Sport England Modernisation.

A further £2.7 million is to be allocated in 2003–04 between Sport England and UK Sport to implement the recommendations of the Coaching Task Force.