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UK Film Council

Volume 450: debated on Wednesday 25 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much has been spent by the UK Film Council in the East Midlands in the last six years. (96107)

The UK Film Council has made lottery awards, both directly and through its delegates Skillset and First Light, to organisations and film makers based in the East Midlands over the last six years as follows:

Lottery (£)

2000-01

n/a

2001-02

107,000

2002-03

349,055

2003-04

142,989

2004-05

97,055

2005-06

1,546,400

In addition to its direct funding of projects, the UK Film Council disperses a combination of Lottery and Grant in Aid (GIA) funding through the Regional Investment Fund for England (RIFE) to each of the English regions through nine Regional Screen Agencies. EM Media is the agency tasked with supporting film activity in the East Midlands. In each of the last six years the UK Film Council has invested RIFE monies in EM Media as follows:

£

GIA

Lottery

Total

2000-01

2001-02

330,000

270,000

600,000

2002-03

590,000

322,000

912,000

2003-04

590,000

322,000

912,000

2004-05

590,000

322,000

912,000

2005-06

590,000

322,000

912,000