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Arts Council England: Grants

Volume 475: debated on Tuesday 6 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much Arts Council England awarded in grants in each year since 1997. (203090)

This information has been provided by Arts Council England (ACE) and is set out in the table. The figures have been sourced from ACE's published annual accounts. Aside from grant making, ACE also expends grant in aid monies directly on arts activities.

£000

Year

GIA grants awarded

Lottery grants

Total grants

1996-97

180,525

344,450

524,975

1997-98

182,655

455,794

638,449

1998-99

188,293

57,925

246,218

1999-2000

214,232

182,288

396,520

2000-01

232,955

131,282

364,237

2001-02

239,407

162,833

402,240

2002-03

261,330

120,455

381,785

2003-04

277,039

168,188

445,227

2004-05

316,090

189,891

505,981

2005-06

352,401

210,928

563,329

2006-07

374,861

141,460

516,321

Total

2,819,788

2,165,494

4,985,282