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National Lottery

Volume 477: debated on Thursday 12 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much his Department has received from the National Lottery Distribution Fund in each year since 1994. (210412)

My Department recovers a share of the net costs of running the National Lottery Commission (NLC) from the national lottery distribution fund (NLDF). Details of these amounts can be found in note 5 of the NLDF accounts, which can be found at the following website addresses or in the House Libraries.

NLDF Annual Accounts 2005-06:

http://www.culture.gov.uk/images/publications/HC266 NationalLotteryDistributionFundAccount_200506.pdf

NLDF Annual Accounts 2006-07:

http://www.culture.gov.uk/images/publications/386557_ HC158_withwording.pdf

My Department also recovers from the NLDF the operational costs incurred by it in carrying out NLDF matters. Details of these amounts can be found in note 4 of the NLDF accounts. Accounts for 2007-08 are expected to be laid before the House in October 2008.