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Arts Council England: Grants

Volume 487: debated on Thursday 5 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much funding Arts Council England provided to (a) the Hayward Gallery, (b) the London Philharmonic Orchestra and (c) the Saison Poetry Library in each of the last five years; and how much came from (i) Exchequer funding and (ii) the National Lottery in each such year. (249420)

Arts Council England has advised that it has provided funding to the Hayward Gallery and the London Philharmonic Orchestra in each of the last five years as set out in the table. Regular funding towards the ongoing running costs of the Hayward Gallery and the Saison Poetry Library is included in the overall allocation for the South Bank Centre. The Saison Poetry Library has received no lottery funding.

£

Arts Council England funding to:

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

(a) Hayward Gallery

(i) Exchequer funding other than regular funding via South Bank Centre allocation

500

(ii) Lottery funding: grants for the Arts

30,000

(b) London Philharmonic Orchestra

(i) Exchequer funding

1,618,362

1,741,681

1,916,615

1,969,322

2,023,478

(ii) Lottery funding: grants for the Arts

30,000

269,694

10,928