HC Deb 13 June 1988 vol 135 c40W
60. Mr. Bowis

To ask the Minister for the Arts what assessment he has made of the effects of the recently completed independence of the South Bank Board Ltd.

Mr. Luce

It is too soon to be clear about the effects of independence, but first indications are encouraging. I am confident that the South Bank Board Ltd., under the chairmanship of Mr. Ronald Grierson, will continue to manage its affairs efficiently and economically and to present arts events of the highest standard.