§ Mr. Woodward
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much funding has been made available(a) from her Department and (b) from the National Lottery for assisting in renovation work to theatres in (i) 1999, (ii) 2000 and (iii) 2001. 
§ Dr. Howells
[holding answer 28 February 2002]: This is a matter for those bodies sponsored by my Department who deal specifically with theatre and/or the built environment—the Arts Council of England, English Heritage and the Heritage Lottery Fund.
The following figures supplied by these organisations are for lottery awards for theatre renovation:
£ 1999 13,674,605 2000 4,278,566 2001 23,380,917