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National Heritage Memorial Fund

Volume 477: debated on Friday 20 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many applications were received by the National Heritage Memorial Fund in each year since 1997; what percentage of applications were successful; and what amount of grants was given out in each year. (210255)

The information requested, as supplied by the National Heritage Memorial Fund, is set out in the following table:

Financial year

NHMF applications received

Successful (percentage)

Grants awarded (£)

1997-98

28

50

1,694,085

1998-99

18

33

2,112,019

1999-2000

10

60

4,653,761

2000-01

11

64

4,903,157

2001-02

10

50

2,599,607

2002-03

7

71

22,016,500

2003-04

7

100

7,724,048

2004-05

10

60

2,186,395

2005-06

29

79

5,493,237

2006-07

20

75

6,166,346

2007-08

16

81

16,397,985