HC Deb 26 February 1999 vol 326 cc476-7W
Mr. Spring

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what percentage of the English Sports Council's grant-in-aid was spent on(a) staff costs, excluding national centres, (b) administrative expenses, (c) publicity/promotions/communications, (d) grants to national governing bodies, (e) grants to the National Coaching Foundation, (f) sports science, (g) sports medicine, (h) national centres, (i) grants to other national sports bodies, excluding NGBs and (j) regional support in (i) 1997–98, (ii) 1998–99 and (iii) what are the provisional spending plans for 1999–2000 to 2001–02. [71745]

Mr. Banks

[holding answer 22 February 1999]: The information the hon. Member requested on the English Sports Council's grant-in-aid expenditure is included in the following table.

English Sports Council Actual 1997–98 i Est. 1998–99 Prov. 1999–2000 Prov. 2000–01 Prov. 2001–02
National Centres 8 10 10 10 9
Total Net Costs
Grants to Other National Sports Bodies excluding NGBs 5 5 5 5 5
Includes the following:
Central Council for Physical Recreation
Sports Aid Foundation
Commonwealth Games Council for England
Community Sports Leadership Award Scheme
Youth Sport Trust
English Federation of Disability Sports
National Youth Games
Panathlon Foundation
Regional Support 27 23 23 23 23
Includes the following:
Regional Grants
Facility Planning and Development
Equity (including Disability Grants)
Volunteer and Community Development Work
Total 124 125 126 126 126

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