HC Deb 28 July 1988 vol 138 cc497-8W
Mr. Bowis

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the cost to the Revenue of tax relief on business sponsorships of the arts; and how many companies have claimed such relief for each of the last five years.

Mr. Norman Lamont

The cost is not known precisely but is currently thought to be no higher than £10 million. The number of companies claiming relief is not known.