HC Deb 16 June 1999 vol 333 cc180-1W
Mr. Spring

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if he will list the percentages of Sport England's grant-in-aid which was spent on(a) staff costs, excluding national centres, (b) administrative expenses, (c) publicity, promotions and 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 1998–99. [86695]

Mr. Chris Smith

The information the hon. Member requested on Sport England's grant-in-aid expenditure is included in the following table.

Sport England grant-in-aid expenditure
Actual 1998–99 percentage
rrRegional Field Staff 12
National Field Staff 5
Public Information/Communication/Research 3
Corporate services (Finance/IT/Audit/Human Resources/Office Services) 5
(a) Total Staff Costs 25
(b) Administrative Expenses Rent/Rates/Running costs 11
(c) Publicity/Promotion/Communications Communications Programme 4
(d) Grants to National Governing Bodies Complementing grant-in-aid provided by UKSC 16
(e) Grants to National Coaching Foundation Complementing grant-in-aid provided by UKSC 5
(f) Sports Science/Sports Medicine
(g) Complementing grant-in-aid provided by UKSC Sports Medicine 1
(h) National Centres Total net costs 10
(i) Grants to other National Sports Bodies excluding NDB's
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 7
(j) Regional Support
Includes the following:
Regional Grants
Facility Planning and Development
Equity (including Disability Grants)
Volunteer and Community Development Work 21
Total 100