HC Deb 07 May 1970 vol 801 cc164-5W
54. Mr. Hooley

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what capital grants are available to local authorities which may wish to purchase or modernise local theatres.

Miss Jennie Lee:

£21/41 million has been committed from the " Housing the Arts " Fund to assist the provision or adaptation of theatres, arts centres, concert halls, etc. Of the 109 projects being assisted, 20 are for purchasing or modernising theatres.