HC Deb 23 May 1947 vol 437 c326W
Mr. Cooper

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the number and name of each separate organisation, society or association which claims to sponsor the interests of, or improvements in the practice of, art, music, industrial design, medicine, fine arts and education, receiving a direct Exchequer grant from public funds, such as the British Council and the Arts Council, but excluding hospitals, universities and colleges of art and technology; and also the amount of such grants in each case covering any one period of 12 months or by way of lump sum grant during the last five years.

Mr. Dalton

The following table shows grants made in the three years 1943–44 to 1945–46 and the amounts included in the Estimates for 1946–47 and 1947–48.

may now stamp and sign declarations as required by Defence (Finance) Regulations, 1939, on the back of transfer deeds; or when they may be so authorised.

Mr. Dalton

This matter is at present under active consideration