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Foreign Companies: Finance

Volume 507: debated on Tuesday 9 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much funding his Department has provided to organisations or companies registered abroad in each of the last five years. (318625)

[holding answer 25 February 2010]: The Department paid subscriptions to international bodies in each of the last five years as set out in the following table.

£

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

2009-101

European Audiovisual Observatory

162,351

177,951

146,721

212,678

239,101

United Nations:

World Tourism Organisation

315,116

113,213

World Heritage Fund

128,443

107,964

125,035

129,159

140,654

World Anti-Doping Association

343,445

358,596

338,757

378,312

475,470

Council of Europe: Enlarged

Partial Agreement on Sport

55,533

97,893

634,239

644,511

666,046

1,133,158

968,438

1 Forecast

Details of other spend with overseas trade suppliers can only be identified at disproportionate cost.