HC Deb 22 July 1968 vol 769 c38W
Mr. Milne

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will list the subsidies paid to the smaller ballet companies in 1967–68 and also the number of performances given, and attendance and box office receipts in the same period.

Miss Jennie Lee

Grants made by the Arts Council in 1967–68 were:

Ballet Rambert 60,000
Western Theatre Ballet 60,000
London Festival Ballet Trust 50,000
Ballet for All 20,000
Balmin Productions Limited 15,000
Harlequin Ballet Trust 3,975
Contemporary Ballet Trust 2,234
Dance for Everyone Limited 1,000

The information about number of performances and box office receipts is not immediately available, but I will write to my hon. Friend as soon as I receive details from the Arts Council.