§ Mr. Swinney
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if he will list the (i) location of, (ii) running costs of, (iii) salary costs of and (iv) number of staff based at the head office of the(a) National Lotteries Charity Board, (b) Lottery Sports Fund, (c) Arts Lottery Fund and (d) Heritage Lottery Fund; and for each of these bodies what percentage of (1) staff, (2) salary costs and (3) running costs are based in (A) London and (B) Scotland. 
§ Mr. Banks
[holding answer 26 March 1998]: All the following figures are for 1996–97 and relate to the organisations' Lottery opeations. Figures given for running costs include salary costs.
(a) National Lottery Charities Board—Corporate Office (including UK-wide and International grants operations)
Lottery operations (i) Location: London (ii) Running costs: £8,696,735 (iii) Salary costs: £1,822,296 (iv) Staff numbers: 81
In addition to its London Corporate Office, the NLCB has nine regional offices in England, including one in London, and four country offices, including a Scotland one based in Edinburgh. Corporate Office costs include services that support all operating units. The costs include IT and telemarketing costs, and UK-wide and International grant making operations. Taking all offices into account, percentages of staff and costs of the whole organisation, regardless of function, based in London and Scotland are as follows:
percentage (A) Based in London (B) Based in Scotland (1) Staff 36.6 5.9 (2) Salary costs 43.9 4.7 (3) Running costs 55.2 4.1
(b) Lottery Sports Fund—Headquarters
The English Sports Council distributes Lottery funds for expenditure on or in connection with sport in England, and the Scottish Sports Council with sport in Scotland. The organisations' Lottery operations are based wholly in London and Scotland respectively.
Lottery Sports Fund (i) Location: London (English Sports Council) Edinburgh (Scottish Sports Council) (ii) Running costs: £4,980,000 £8,40,000 (iii) Salary costs: £1,100,000 £503,000 (iv) Staff numbers 76 21
(c) Arts Lottery Fund—Headquarters
The Arts Council of England distributes Lottery funds for expenditure on the arts in England, and the Scottish Arts Council on arts in Scotland. The organisations' Lottery operations are based wholly in London and Scotland respectively.
Arts Lottery Fund (i) Location: London (Arts Council of England) Edinburgh (The Scottish Arts Council) (ii) Running costs: £14,719,000 £1,347,000 (iii) Salary costs: £918,000 £267,000 (iv) Staff numbers: 40 26
(d) Heritage Lottery Fund—Head Office
The Heritage Lottery Fund covers the whole of the UK. It is based in London and does not have a regional structure or any office based in Scotland.
Heritage Lottery Fund (i) Location: London (ii) Running costs: £11,143,000 (iii) Salary costs: £2,293,000 (iv) Staff numbers: 99