HC Deb 14 December 1965 vol 722 c236W
79. Sir J. Eden

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science whether he will make a statement about the extent of the financial assistance to be provided by Her Majesty's Government so as to guarantee the future of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.

Miss Jennie Lee

I am at present considering proposals about the amount of financial assistance to the Royal Opera House in the context of the total provision for the Arts Council for 1966–67.