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Remembrance Day

Volume 482: debated on Tuesday 11 November 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much his Department has spent on Remembrance Day in each of the last 10 years. (233841)

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has been responsible for co-ordinating arrangements for the national Remembrance Sunday ceremony since 2005. The costs of preparing for the day and the ceremony itself are met by a number of Departments and organisations. DCMS is responsible for funding the provision of some of the infrastructure of the day, and the amount spent by the Department each year is set out in the table.

£

2005

86,682.16

2006

89,974.11

2007

88,497.03