HC Deb 03 March 1975 vol 887 cc306-7W
Mr. Strauss

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science whether he is now in a position to indicate the amount of grant in aid for the Arts. Council 1975–76.

Mr. Hugh Jenkins

It is expected that, subject to the approval of Parliament, the grant in aid for the Arts Council for 1975–76 will be £26.15 million of which £25 million will be for current expenditure.