HC Deb 29 July 1988 vol 138 c752W
Mr. Bowis

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what have been the invisible earnings of the arts for each of the past 10 years.

Mr. Major

[holding answer 28 July 1988]: No comprehensive official estimates are available. A number of components in the invisibles account will be affected directly or indirectly by expenditure relating to cultural activities, especially travel and film and television services.