HC Deb 15 December 1986 vol 107 cc406-7W
47. Mrs. Virginia Bottomley

asked the Minister for the Arts what is his estimate of the number of arts centres in (a) 1979 and (b) the latest available date.

Mr. Luce

The information requested is as follows:

Number of Arts Centres in Great Britain
1979 172
1986 312

For additional information I refer my hon. Friend to the Arts Council's directory of arts centres in Great Britain, copies of which I have placed in the Libraries of Parliament.