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Continental Shelf Receipts

Volume 496: debated on Wednesday 9 September 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills how much the Government (a) paid to the Isle of Man Government and (b) transferred to Northern Ireland in relation to UK continental shelf receipts in each year since 2000. (289015)

I have been asked to reply.

The following table shows how much the Government have paid to (a) the Isle of Man and (b) Northern Ireland in respect of a share of UK Continental Shelf receipts since 2000:

Payments to Isle of Man and Northern Ireland (£000)

Financial year

Isle of Man

Northern Ireland

2000/01

0

11,474

2001/02

0

16,108

2002/03

0

16,224

2003/04

0

13,175

2004/05

0

1,527

2005/06

0

1,317

2006/07

0

1,392

2007/08

0

1,340