§ Mr. Fisher
Figures for grant-in-aid awards from the Arts Council of England and the London Arts Board are not available under the Black and Minority Ethnic heading. However, figures are available under the broader Cultural Diversity heading.
Figures for grant-in-aid awards, from the Arts Council of England and the Regional Arts Boards to the Cultural Diversity sector, are available only from 1990–91 onwards. These are set out in the following table:
Number of Black/Minority ethnic awards Total Black/Minority ethnic awards (£) Total of awards Total grants awarded (£) Black/Minority ethnic (Per cent.) A4E Main Scheme Rounds 1–3, 1996/97 35 4,382,453 278 38,421,000 14 A4E Express 65 296,961 2,070 8,437,760 3.2 Capital 1995/96–1997/98 29 1,420,000 1,794 842,000,000 0.2 Film 9.1995/1.1998 11 4,305,853 85 49,485,612 9
A number of other awards may have been made which benefited black and minority ethnic groups, but in which the primary applicant was not so identified.
Figures from the London Arts Board for Cultural Diversity awards, where available, are set out in the following table:
Year Total Cultural Diversity Expenditure (£) Percentage of total grant expenditure 1995/96 2,237,102 17.9 1994/95 2,260,895 18.4 1993/94 1,817,614 19.4 1992/93 1,786,893 19.2
Listed Sites and Buildings
§ Mr. Duncan
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many(a) listed buildings, (b) scheduled ancient monuments, (c) conservation areas, (d) local or national nature reserves, (e) sites of special scientific interest, (f) areas of outstanding natural beauty and (g) world heritage sites, are currently recorded. 
§ Mr. Banks
The information requested, in respect of England, is as follows:
- (a) Listed Buildings: 365,8461 entries on the statutory list of buildings of special architectural or historic interest;
- (b) Scheduled Ancient Monuments: 17,5382 entries in the schedule of ancient monuments;
- (c) Conservation Areas: 8,758;
- (d) Local Nature Reserves: 593, National Nature Reserves: 194;
- (e) Sites of Special Scientific Interest: 3,987;
- (f) Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty: 37, and
- (g) World Heritage Sites: 11 (the UK as a whole, including dependent territories, has a total of 17).
Year Total Grants Awarded (£) Total Cultural Diversity Awards (£) Cultural Diversity (Per cent.) 1996–97 123,425,000 2,492,000 2.02 1995–96 123,143,000 2,394,000 1.94 1994–95 118,404,000 2,490,000 2.10 1993–94 120,929,000 2,547,000 2.11 1992–93 117,162,000 2,453,000 2.09 1991–92 115,738,000 1,992,000 1.72 1990–91 90,425,000 1,780,000 1.97
Figures for Lottery awards from the Arts Council of England to the Cultural Diversity sector, which can be clearly identified as awards to black and minority ethnic groups, are set out in the following table:
1 This figures relates to list entries which sometimes include more than one building. It is estimated that the number of buildings listed is between 450,000 and 500,000.
2 This figure relates to entries which sometimes cover more than one monument. It is estimated that the number of sites and monuments scheduled is about 23,000.