HL Deb 08 November 2004 vol 666 cc58-9WA
Lord Moynihan

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What level of funding has been provided to British Olympic sports per annum on a sport-by-sport basis since the Sydney 2000 Olympics. [HL4443]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport (Lord McIntosh of Haringey)

The following table is a summary of the funds UK Sport has released to the UK/GB National Governing Bodies of summer Olympic sports since April 2001.

2001–02 (£) 2002–03 (£) 2003–04 (£) 2004–05 (£) Total (£)
Taekwondo 0 121,231 150,000 148,769 420,000
Weightlifting 0 0 20,000 25,000 45,000
Home Country Based Sport
Badminton 62,500 62,500 83,600 82,500 291,100
1 These sports have an integrated World Class Performance Programme combining both Olympic and Paralympic programmes. A proportion of their funding is therefore directed to their Paralympic activities which has been included in the above figures.
2 Funding to trampolining was incorporated into Gymnastic-Artistic award from 2003–04 onwards.
3 The information is based on money released from UK Sport in each financial year. For 2004–05 an estimate has been made on the amount of money likely to be released to the respective sports based on individual cash flows and does not reflect final position.

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