HC Deb 08 November 1976 vol 919 c8W
Mr. Brotherton

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he has an estimate of the amount of money spent by each local authority on support for the arts.

Miss Margaret Jackson

I have been asked to reply.

Information about expenditure by each local authority is not available. A special survey mounted by the Arts Council of Great Britain in respect of 1972–73 concluded that local authority expenditure in England totalled between £14.7 million and £15.7 million.

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