§ Sir Hector Monro
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is now in a position to announce the level of grants to Scottish museums and galleries and to the National Library of Scotland for 1982–83.
§ Mr. Younger
I am pleased to announce the following allocations, which are subject to parliamentary approval:
1982–83 Estimate £ million Institution Total General Purchase Expenses Grant National Library of Scotland 2.682 2.136 0.546 National Galleries of Scotland 2.626 1.415 1.211 National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland 0.770 0.605 0.165 Royal Scottish Museum 2.238 1.912 0.330 Local Museums Purchase Fund 0.167 Council for Museums and Galleries in Scotland 0.246