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Volume 408: debated on Thursday 3 July 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what financial support was provided to the development of tennis in each of the last five years; and what proportion was provided to youth development. [122884]

The information in respect to England is set out in the following table.(reproduced in the December 2002 DCMS/Strategy Unit Report, "Game Plan: a strategy for delivering Government's sport and physical activity objectives"):

Type of Sport VolunteerVolunteer hours (m) per yearValue of volunteer hours at £3.81 per hour (£m)
Governing Bodies/Sports Clubs in 94 sports165.51,375
International events hosted in UK0.32
Disabled Sport3.226
Youth organisations11.696