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Cricket: Finance

Volume 475: debated on Monday 12 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much (a) exchequer and (b) lottery funding was given to the Chance to Shine cricket programme in each of the last three years. (205156)

Sport England advises that £2.5 million was awarded by the National Sports Foundation NSF (exchequer) to the Chance to Shine scheme. All of this had been paid by the end of the 2007-08 financial year. £2 million was also awarded to the scheme by Sport England (Lottery Fund Money) for the funding period December 2005 to March 2007. All of this money has been paid out.