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National Lottery: Sports

Volume 507: debated on Monday 8 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much National Lottery funding was spent on grass roots sports (a) in Poole and (b) nationally in each year from 1997 to 2009, expressed in real terms. (320485)

National Lottery funding for grass roots sports is delivered by two bodies, Sport England and the Big Lottery Fund (BIG).

(a) Lottery funding to Poole channelled through Sport England from 1997 to 2009 is as follows:

Financial year

Sport England lottery funding Poole (£)

1997-98

9,735

1999-2000

429,000

2000-01

225,938

2002-03

497,716

2004-05

60,000

2005-06

60,000

2006-07

277,074

2007-08

188,000

2008-09

814,801

2009-101

15,850

Total

2,578,114

1 To 31 December 2009

(b) Total Lottery funding channelled through Sport England nationally from 1997 to 2009 is as follows:

Financial year

Sport England lottery funding nationally (£)

1997-98

189,236,874

1998-99

320,737,864

1999-2000

145,594,539

2000-01

326,520,739

2001-02

470,613,280

2002-03

239,418,750

2003-04

160,389,252

2004-05

188,274,936

2005-06

157,199,588

2006-07

126,031,063

2007-08

106,495,643

2008-09

103,483,937

2009-10

252,700,764

Total

2,786,697,229

(a) The BIG Lottery Fund's actual expenditure (rather than awards made) comprises £830,604, distributed to a total of nine community sports projects where the beneficiaries are located in the Poole constituency.

Financial year

BIG amount distributed Poole (£)

2002-03

15,965

2003-04

423,033

2004-05

391,611

Total

830,609

(b) Total Lottery funding channelled through BIG and its predecessor bodies to England from 1997 to 2009, as actual expenditure (rather than awards made) on sports related projects, is as follows:

Financial year

BIG amount distributed England (£)

2001-02

11,400

2002-03

4,500,970

2003-04

23,957,471

2004-05

60,862,060

2005-06

197,754,894

2006-07

175,423,208

2007-08

100,153,903

2008-09

88,631,818

Total

651,295,724