HC Deb 09 November 1998 vol 319 cc61-2W
21. Helen Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport in what ways millennium projects will benefit people in the north-west. [57263]

Mr. Chris Smith

Millennium Commission capital projects in the North-West have been awarded grant totalling almost £115 million.

These projects are creating opportunities for employment, education, entertainment and tourism which will benefit individuals and communities across the whole of the North-West region for many years to come. In addition 327 people in the North-West are taking part in Millennium Award schemes.

It is expected that some 40,000 individuals around the country will receive Millennium Awards.

Mr. Peter Ainsworth

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (1) how much partnership funding has been secured, and how much remains to be secured, for each of the following millennium projects(a) Bristol 2000, (b) British Museum Great Court, (c) Changing Places, (d) Dynamic Earth, (e) Earth Centre, (f) Eden Project, (g) Hampden Park Stadium, (h) International Centre for Life, (i) Lowry Centre, (j) Millennium Link, (k) Millennium Point, (l) Millennium Seedbank, (m) Millennium Stadium, (n) National Botanic Gardens of Wales, (o) National Discovery Park, (p) National Cycle Network, (q) National Space Science Centre, (r) New Technopolis, (s) Odyssey Park, (t) Remaking the Heart of the City, (u) Renaissance

National Lottery Awards for Scotland breakdown by Local Authority and Good Cause
Good Cause
Local Authority Data Arts Charity Heritage Millennium Sports Grand Total
Aberdeen City Total Value £1,056,852 £3,632,221 £882,507 £2,760,083 £8,331,663
No. of Awards 11 74 6 0 13 104
Aberdeenshire Total Value £452,202 £1,749,707 £10,817,693 £327,104 £4,089,586 £17,436,292
No. of Awards 14 132 7 1 39 193
Angus Total Value £208,036 £1,130,599 £30,300 £137,610 £1,506,545
No. of Awards 6 72 2 0 7 87
Argyll and Bute Total Value £243,654 £1,238,104 £1,593,000 £2,103,779 £5,178,537
No. of Awards 5 91 4 0 21 121

of Portsmouth Harbour, (v) Tate Gallery of Modern Art and (w) University of the Highlands and Islands Project; [58958]

(2) what is the outstanding amount of marketing funding required to complete the landmark projects sponsored to date by the Millennium Commission. [58860]

Mr. Chris Smith

These are matters for the Millennium Commission. I will reply to the hon. Member in my capacity as Chairman of the Commission, and place copies of my reply in the Libraries of the House.