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Sports: National Lottery

Volume 464: debated on Tuesday 9 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many applications for funding from (a) sports and (b) arts lottery distributors were (i) successful and (ii) unsuccessful in each year since 1997. (152290)

The figures in the following tables show the number of grants awarded and are derived from the Lottery Grants Database. My Department does not hold information on the number of unsuccessful applications.

(a) Sports Distributors

Sport England

Financial year

Total number of Grants

1997-98

535

1998-99

470

1999-2000

2,650

2000-01

4,238

2001-02

4,810

2002-03

944

2003-04

722

2004-05

727

2005-06

606

2006-07

306

Sports Council Northern Ireland

Financial year

Total number of Grants

1997-98

349

1998-99

310

1999-2000

223

2000-01

212

2001-02

211

2002-03

242

2003-04

167

2004-05

338

2005-06

299

2006-07

146

Sports Council Wales

Financial year

Total number of Grants

1997-98

99

1998-99

60

1999-2000

70

2000-01

125

2001-02

167

2002-03

216

2003-04

139

2004-05

69

2005-06

1,166

2006-07

1,677

Sport Scotland

Financial year

Total number of Grants

1997-98

114

1998-99

566

1999-2000

967

2000-01

817

2001-02

962

2002-03

1,016

2003-04

591

2004-05

530

2005-06

500

2006-07

421

UK Sport

Financial year

Total number of Grants

1997-98

2

1998-99

2

1999-2000

97

2000-01

676

2001-02

1,211

2002-03

1,304

2003-04

1,013

2004-05

1,113

2005-06

526

2006-07

1,144

(b) Arts Distributors

Arts Council England

Financial year

Total number of Grants

1997-98

4,016

1998-99

806

1999-2000

1,966

2000-01

2,991

2001-02

3,743

2002-03

1,751

2003-04

3,285

2004-05

3,295

2005-06

3,305

2006-07

2,271

Arts Council Wales

Financial year

Total number of Grants

1997-98

333

1998-99

125

1999-2000

512

2000-01

467

2001-02

633

2002-03

655

2003-04

545

2004-05

580

2005-06

766

2006-07

577

Arts Council Northern Ireland

Financial year

Total number of Grants

1997-98

107

1998-99

88

1999-2000

107

2000-01

69

2001-02

257

2002-03

367

2003-04

350

2004-05

433

2005-06

417

2006-07

538

Scottish Arts Council

Financial year

Total number of Grants

1997-98

242

1998-99

554

1999-2000

545

2000-01

433

2001-02

654

2002-03

1,211

2003-04

1,384

2004-05

1,350

2005-06

435

2006-07

593

UK Film Council

Financial year

Total number of Grants

1997-98

1998-99

1999-2000

23

2000-01

72

2001-02

333

2002-03

697

2003-04

991

2004-05

958

2005-06

1,138

2006-07

1,180

Scottish Screen

Financial year

Total number of Grants

1997-98

1998-99

1999-2000

2000-01

69

2001-02

92

2002-03

100

2003-04

110

2004-05

76

2005-06

97

2006-07

50