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Legacy Trust UK: Expenditure

Volume 491: debated on Thursday 30 April 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much the Legacy Trust UK has spent since its inception. (272055)

The Legacy Trust UK (LTUK) was established with a £40 million endowment from the Big Lottery Fund, the Arts Council England and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport to support a wide range of innovative cultural and sporting activities for all, which celebrate the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and leave a lasting legacy in communities throughout the United Kingdom.

Since its inception LTUK has awarded a total of £30 million in grants. This is split between the 12 Nations and Regions projects (£24 million) and the funding ringfenced for the UK School Games (£6 million).