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Departments: Non-Departmental Public Bodies

Volume 461: debated on Monday 4 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what operating grants were allocated to each of the non-departmental public bodies for which her Department is responsible in each of the last five years; and what change this represented in each case from the previous year. (139966)

The information requested is shown in the following table.

Operating grant allocated to DCMS non-departmental public bodies

£000

Body

2003-04

+/-

2004-05

+/-

2005-06

+/-

2006-07

+/-

Plans 2007-08

British Museum

37,699

300

37,999

216

38,215

4,639

42,854

1,969

44,823

Natural History Museum

39,603

44

39,647

433

40,080

3,055

43,135

2,030

45,165

Imperial War Museum

16,541

950

17,491

320

17,811

2,802

20,613

1,564

22,177

National Gallery

20,499

728

21,227

233

21,460

2,581

24,041

1,525

25,566

National Maritime Museum

13,945

1,786

15,731

-906

14,825

2,263

17,088

1,323

18,411

National Museums Liverpool

17,332

1

17,333

346

17,679

3,274

20,953

873

21,826

National Portrait Gallery

5,712

396

6,108

55

6,163

597

6,760

278

7,038

National Museum of Science and Industry

34,750

-1,631

33,119

-237

32,882

2,815

35,697

2,787

38,484

National Coal Mining Museum of England

2,408

-3

2,405

21

2,426

102

2,528

131

2,659

Tate Gallery

30,282

-401

29,881

530

30,411

3,213

33,624

2,305

35,929

Victoria and Albert Museum

34,839

1,286

36,125

656

36,781

2,831

39,612

2,908

42,520

Wallace Collection

3,013

-439

2,574

-79

2,495

1,033

3,528

628

4,156

Museum of Science and Industry Manchester

3,199

310

3,509

231

3,740

394

4,134

37

4,171

Museum of London

6,574

-68

6,506

70

6,576

1,355

7,931

878

8,809

Sir John Soane’s Museum

1074

-105

969

-193

776

407

1,183

-111

1,072

Horniman Museum

3281

378

3,659

23

3,682

250

3,932

418

4,350

Geffrye Museum

1,199

612

1,811

-380

1,431

256

1,687

269

1,956

Royal Armouries

6,286

601

6,887

226

7,113

541

7,654

658

8,312

National Football Museum

100

0

100

0

100

0

100

0

100

People’s History Museum

150

0

150

0

150

6

156

8

164

Tyne and Wear Museums

1,100

100

1,200

510

1,710

151

1,861

465

2,326

Design Museum

200

380

580

-240

340

143

483

20

503

British Library

88,929

2,664

91,593

3,500

95,093

7,496

102,589

1,822

104,411

Public Lending Right

7,201

180

7,381

19

7,400

302

7,702

-20

7,682

Museums Libraries and Archives Council

13,393

65

13,458

806

14,264

1,117

15,381

-860

14,521

Arts Council of England

335,455

30,000

365,455

45,000

410,455

10,500

420,955

-3,000

417,955

Football Licensing Authority

1,125

0

1,125

100

1,225

140

1,365

-104

1,261

UK Sports Council

19,600

7,710

27,310

1,995

29,305

22,800

52,105

10,900

63,005

Sport England

60,775

12,470

73,245

6,525

79,770

35,693

115,463

500

115,963

Royal Household

16,407

-850

15,557

2,670

18,227

-2,120

16,107

0

16,107

English Heritage

123,237

878

124,115

8,400

132,515

-379

132,136

1,000

133,136

National Heritage Memorial Fund

5,000

0

5,000

2

5,002

0

5,002

5,000

10,002

Churches Conservation Trust

3,000

0

3,000

0

3,000

62

3,062

0

3,062

Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment

3,530

500

4,030

660

4,690

0

4,690

0

4,690

Visit Britain

47,200

-2,700

44,500

-1,000

43,500

6,460

49,960

-60

49,900

UK Film Council

24,110

800

24,910

-800

24,110

0

24,110

0

24,110

The National Film and Television School

2,800

0

2,800

100

2,900

0

2,900

0

2,900

National Lottery Commission

4,942

0

4,942

2,620

7,562

-2,620

4,942

9,059

14,001

Spaces for Sport and Arts

68,118

-40,660

27,458

Gaming Board for Great Britain/Gambling Commission

2,885

-500

2,385

9,747

12,132

-3,911

8,221

-4,001

4,220

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what efficiency savings (a) her Department has sought from and (b) have been achieved by each of the non-departmental public bodies for which her Department is responsible in the last five years. (139967)

As announced in the 2004 spending review, the Department has a target to make £262 million efficiency savings by 2007-08. This includes a sub-target of £114 million efficiency savings by NDPBs. This sub-target has now been exceeded. At 31 March 2007, NDPBs had made the following savings:

NDPB sector

2006-07 provisional gains

2007-08 target

Museums and galleries

52.9

45

Heritage bodies

13.3

14

Strategic bodies

64.5

55

Total

130.7

114

DCMS did not set targets for individual NDPBs but asked them to identify what savings they could achieve. The majority of 2006-07 data is still provisional and although we can be confident in the approximate accuracy of the overall figure, individual NDPB figures are subject to fluctuation. The 2005-06 gains, validated by the bodies, are:

NDPB

2005-06 gains (£000)

Natural History Museum

3,909

British Museum

7,189

Victoria and Albert Museum

2,275

National Museum of Science and Industry

2,690

Tate

1,545

National Gallery

1,440

National Museums Liverpool

2,728

Imperial War Museum

679

Nation Maritime Museum

2,454

Royal Armouries

232

Museum of London

1,937

National Portrait Gallery

390

Horniman Museum

59

Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester

105

Wallace Collection

130

Geffrye Museum

2

Sir John Soane Museum

15

British Library

12,059

Public Lending Right

41

Sub-total, museums and galleries

39,879

English Heritage

6,490

Royal Parks

521

CABE

230

Sub-total, heritage

7,241

Arts Council England

23,383

Sport England

7,964

UK Sport

613

VisitBritain

6,656

MLA

750

UK Film Council

2,920

Sub-total, strategic bodies

42,286

Total

89,406

Progress at achieving savings has been periodically revised as NDPBs have implemented the programme, for example, where they have been able to validate additional savings. This means that these individual figures are higher than the aggregate total reported to HM Treasury in 2005-06, which has previously appeared in published reports.

In the SR2002 period (2003-06), the British Library, the British Museum, Sport England, the tourism bodies, English Heritage and the Lottery bodies undertook modernisation programmes as part of the Department’s PSA4 target. All targets relating to PSA4 were met, as detailed in the Department’s 2005 and 2006 autumn performance reports, copies of which are available in the House Library.