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Culture: Expenditure

Volume 464: debated on Wednesday 10 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much the Government spent on (a) the arts, (b) sport and (c) heritage in each year since 1997. (155768)

The following table shows how much the Department for Culture, Media and Sport spent on the arts, sport and heritage from 1997 to 2007-08.

Sector

Arts

Sport

Heritage

1997-98

196.4

50.1

155.8

1998-99

199.7

49.4

149.1

1999-2000

229.8

51.6

145.6

2000-01

238.8

52.6

149.7

2001-02

252.9

64.5

142.0

2002-03

291.2

109.8

156.7

2003-04

326.6

78.9

156.3

2004-05

370.5

111.5

169.0

2005-06

410.4

117.5

165.1

2006-07

430.2

168.7

188.4

2007-08

420.3

186.4

190.7