§ Lord Fearn
asked Her Majesty's Government:
How many local heritage initiatives have been grant aided in (a) 2000, (b) 2001, and (c) 2002; and at what cost. [HL995]
§ The Minister of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport (Baroness Blackstone)
The local heritage initiative scheme is run on behalf of the 167WA Heritage Lottery Fund by the Countryside Agency. The following grants have been made:
- 2000–01: 122 awards totalling £1,316,000.
- 2001–02: 201 awards totalling £2,277,000.
- 2002–03: 201 awards totalling £2,915,148 (up to 31 December 2002).