§ Mrs. Humble
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much money from the New Opportunities Fund was allocated to Blackpool, North and Fleetwood in each year since 1997. 
§ Estelle Morris
The New Opportunities Fund began making grants in 1999. The awards to Blackpool, North and Fleetwood are shown in the table.
Financial Year Amount (£) 1999–2000 28,577 2000–01 354,326 2001–02 360,495 2002–03 489,523 2003–04 525
The information is freely available from the Department's searchable Lottery award database at: www.lottery.culture.gsi.gov.uk which uses information supplied by the Lottery distributors.