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Olympic Games 2012: Developing Countries

Volume 497: debated on Tuesday 13 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much has been spent on the International Inspiration programme to date; and where that money has been spent. (288085)

[holding answer 20 July 2009]: I have been asked to reply as Minister for the Olympics.

The International Inspiration programme is operating in Azerbaijan, Brazil, India, Palau, Zambia, Bangladesh, Mozambique, Jordan and Trinidad and Tobago and South Africa, with scoping visits having taken place in Ghana, Nigeria and Malaysia.

The total expenditure since the start of the programme in October 2007 until March 2009 has been £7,681,541.