HC Deb 16 July 1969 vol 787 c596
20. Mr. Tom McMillan

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what grant and guarantees were made to the Scottish Arts Council in respect of music throughout Scotland for the years ended March, 1968, and March, 1969; and how these figures compare with those for the financial years ended March, 1963, and 1964.

Mr. Millan

As the Answer includes a number of figures, I will, with permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Mr. McMillan

I thank my hon. Friend for that reply.

Following is the information:

Year (1) Total Allocation to Scottish Arts Council from Arts Council of Great Britain (2) Grants by Scottish Arts Council to Music (3)
£ £
1962–63 144,666 44,337
1963–64 174,600 65,600
1967–68 707,700 198,833
1968–69 795,000 257,425
(provisional) (provisional)

Figures in col. (2) for 1967–68 and 1968–69 include £77,700 and £90,000 respectively from the "Housing the Arts" fund.

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