§ Andy Burnham
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport pursuant to her answer of 7 February 2002,Official Report, column 1117W, on lottery support for rugby league and rugby union, how many applications have been made to the Sports Lottery Fund by rugby league and rugby union clubs; and what percentage were unsuccessful. 
§ Mr. Caborn
380 applications including 313 under the Awards for All programme have been received from rugby league clubs of which 62 per cent. were unsuccessful, and 776 application including 465 under the Awards for All programme have been received from rugby union clubs of which 50 per cent. were unsuccessful, since the start of the National Lottery.