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Wembley Stadium: Finance

Volume 472: debated on Tuesday 4 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much his Department spent on Wembley Stadium in each of the last 10 years; and what outstanding financial commitments it has relating to the stadium in each of the next three years. (191371)

The overall public sector contribution to the Wembley Stadium project is £161 million, broken down as: £120 million from Sport England Lottery Funding; £21 million from the London Development Agency; and £20 million from DCMS towards the cost of non-stadium infrastructure works.

DCMS spend in each financial year against the £20 million contribution is as follows:

£

Pre 2004-05

0

2004-05

10,044,999

2005-06

3,610,088

2006-07

5,588,085

2007-08

0

2008-091

756,828

Total

20,000,000

1 Anticipated.