HL Deb 22 October 2002 vol 639 c88WA
Lord Mason of Barnsley

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What sums have been invested in the activities of coarse fishing and game fishing from the lottery money of the Sports Council for each year since 1997. [HL5895]

Baroness Blackstone

Figures for the sum of Lottery Sports Fund grants invested in coarse and game fishing are not available. The Lottery Sports Fund has awarded the following grants to the sport of angling since 1997 which will include grants towards coarse and game fishing:

Financial year Number of grants Grant amount
1999–2000 15 £59,547
2000–01 31 £111,570
2001–02 31 £116,519
2002–03 15 £53,076
Total 92 £340,712