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National Anti-Doping Organisation: Finance

Volume 493: debated on Thursday 4 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what budget has been allocated to the National Anti-Doping Organisation in each year to 2012. (277269)

[holding answer 1 June 2009]: For 2009-10, the budget for the National Anti-Doping Organisation (NADO), currently delivered by UK Sport, is approximately £7 million, including £1.8 million that has been budgeted for transition costs toward the establishment of the new stand alone NADO, named UK Anti-Doping.

The budget for 2010-11, the first full year of operation for UK Anti-Doping, is approximately £7.2 million.

Funding for subsequent years will be finalised in light of the Department’s forthcoming comprehensive spending review settlement.