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Arts: Finance

Volume 465: debated on Tuesday 23 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much his Department (a) allocated for spending and (b) spent on (i) the arts, (ii) sport and (iii) heritage in each year since 1997 in 2007-08 prices. (158829)

[holding answer 17 October 2007]: The table shows how much the Department for Culture, Media and Sport allocated and spent on the arts, sport and heritage from 1997 to 2007-08 in 2007-08 prices. Spend figures for 2007-08 are not yet available.

Sector

1997-98

1998-99

1999-2000

2000-01

2001-02

2002-03

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

Arts

Allocation

250.9

248.8

281.0

287.9

297.7

337.7

384.4

408.8

432.7

442.9

420.3

Spend

250.9

248.8

280.6

287.5

297.4

332.0

361.9

399.5

433.4

442.0

Sport

Allocation

64.0

61.6

63.4

63.3

80.9

127.8

108.0

157.6

158.4

188.2

186.4

Spend

64.0

61.5

63.0

63.3

75.8

125.1

87.5

120.3

124.0

173.3

Heritage

Allocation

198.8

188.6

180.9

181.4

178.5

214.6

174.7

185.0

202.4

205.9

190.7

Spend

199.0

185.7

177.8

180.2

167.0

178.7

173.1

182.2

174.3

193.6