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English Heritage: Finance

Volume 498: debated on Monday 26 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much English Heritage received in grant-in-aid funding from his Department (a) in cash terms and (b) expressed in current prices in each year since 1997. (290767)

[holding answer 9 September 2009]: The information requested is set out in the following table. These are audited outturn figures sourced from DCMS accounts:

Cash terms (£000)

Current prices (2008-09)000)

Appropriation accounts

1997-98

105,183

136,295

1998-99

102,404

129,956

1999-2000

112,609

140,148

2000-01

119,000

146,180

2001-02

110,401

132,655

Resource accounts

2002-03

116,387

135,477

2003-04

119,442

135,222

2004-05

127,901

140,881

2005-06

129,136

139,636

2006-07

141,321

148,421

2007-08

136,636

139,626

2008-09

129,358

129,358

Government support for our historic buildings and sites is supplemented by significant funds from the Heritage Lottery Fund and other organisations such as the National Trust.

As a result of the 2007 Comprehensive Spending Review English Heritage received a cash increase in resource GIA from £123.7 million in 2007-08 to £124.7 million in 2008-09. The table is based on the outturn of English Heritage draw-down against such allocations and includes capital spend and money rolled over through end of year flexibility.