HC Deb 11 February 1982 vol 17 c447W
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

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