§ 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, 165W etc. Of the 109 projects being assisted, 20 are for purchasing or modernising theatres.