§ Lord Laird
asked Her Majesty's Government:
In view of their policy of improving public health through "Investing in Health", why has the Northern Ireland Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure proposed to cut the Northern Ireland Sports Council budgets for the next three years. [HL304]
§ Baroness Amos
The draft priorities and budget 2005–08 was available for consultation and comment from October 2004 until 7 December. Final decisions have not yet been taken. It is planned that the final budget will be published in late December.