HC Deb 02 July 1979 vol 969 cc430-1W
Mr. Meacher

asked the Secretary of State for Trade (1) when he proposes to provide further funding for the National Film Finance Corporation; and how much moneys he will provide;

(2) if it is his policy to establish a British films authority; and when he expects to bring forward proposals to this end.

Mr. Tebbit

I am reviewing Government policy towards the film industry particularly in respect of its implications for public expenditure. My review includes consideration of the organisations through which such funds as may be available could best be deployed in the interests of the industry as a whole.

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