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Sports Equity Alliance

Volume 492: debated on Tuesday 12 May 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much funding (a) his Department, (b) Sport England and (c) UK Sport has provided to each member of Sport England’s Sports Equity Alliance in each of the last five years; and how much each has allocated to each member of the Alliance in the next expenditure round. (272942)

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport does not fund Sport England’s Sports Equity Alliance directly. Funding is channelled through Sport England and UK Sport.

Sport England has advised that its core revenue funding to Equity Partners over the last five years is as follows:

£

English Federation of Disability Sport

Sporting Equals

Women’s Sport and Fitness Foundation

2004-05

1,050,000

140,000

200,000

2005-06

1,050,000

140,000

200,000

2006-07

1,010,333

319,334

462,333

2007-08

951,066

317,066

419,898

2008-09

1,100,000

376,419

541,250

2009-10 (first quarter)1

275,000

81,604

135,125

1 Funding has been awarded for the first quarter only of 2009-10 pending consideration by Sport England of applications from the equity partners that detail how they propose working to support National Governing Bodies and other sport deliverers in the period 2009-11.

UK Sport has advised that it has provided the following funding to each member of Sport England’s Sports Equity Alliance over the past five years:

Women’s Sport and Fitness Foundation (formerly the Women’s Sports Foundation)

Funding from UK Sport (£)

2004-05

8,659.50

2005-06

8,641.35

2006-07

8,800.25

2007-08

376

2008-09

229.13

Sporting Equals

Funding from UK Sport (£)

2004-05

356.67

2005-06

98.56

2006-07

2,553.65

2007-08

2,749.38

2008-09

4,020

English Federation of Disability Sport

Funding from UK Sport (£)

2004-05

0

2005-06

0

2006-07

0

2007-08

0

2008-09

0