HC Deb 24 June 1965 vol 714 c251W
56. Dame Irene Ward

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what steps he is taking to ensure that the tour of the New Philharmonia Orchestra in July and August to South America, the Caribbean, Mexico and Long Island is fully covered financially.

Mr. Padley

The British Council has given the orchestra a guarantee against loss up to £15,000. It is hoped that this will enable the orchestra to carry out its tour.

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