§ 24. Mr. Arnold Shaw
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many projects have received or been promised financial aid from the Housing the Arts Fund; what is the total commitment from the fund to date; and what is the comparable commitment by local authorities and the private sector.
§ The Minister of State, Department of Education and Science (Miss Jennie Lee)
The Arts Council has made or promised grants totalling £2,250.000 to 109 projects. The total cost of these projects is about £10,500,000 so that the contribution from local authority and private sources amounts to about £8,250,000.