HC Deb 10 November 1980 vol 992 cc51-2W
26. Mr. Hooson

asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster whether he is satisfied with the progress of plans for business sponsorship of the arts; and what further steps he plans to encourage such sponsorship.

Mr. Macfarlane

I am very pleased with the progress of the Government's campaign to encourage greater business sponsorship of the arts. There is evidence of a change in the climate of opinion towards sponsorship, and I shall continue to take every opportunity to stress the advantages to both arts and business alike.

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