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National Lottery

Volume 405: debated on Thursday 15 May 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many organisations in the Birmingham, Erdington constituency have (a) applied for and (b) claimed awards from the Arts Council in each year since the National Lottery began. [112993]

According to figures supplied to us by Arts Council England, the total funding awarded to arts organisations in the Birmingham, Erdington constituency since the inception of the National Lottery is £445,998 (26 projects) against a total of £1,214,734 applied for (35 projects).

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what the spending per capita for National Lottery grants was in (a) Birmingham, Erdington, (b) Birmingham and (c) the West Midlands in the last year for which figures are available. [112999]

According to the information supplied to us by the distributing bodies for the National Lottery awards database, the Birmingham, Erdington constituency has been awarded £2.60 per Capita between 1 May 2002 and 30 April 2003. As we do not hold population details for all Counties or Regions we are unable to provide per Capita data for these areas. However, Birmingham has been awarded £29,770,542 in Lottery funding and the West Midlands £89,922,749 between 1 May 2002 and 30 April 2003.