§ 63. Mr. Turner
To ask the Minister for the Arts whether he has had discussions with the West Midlands Arts Association about the potential for developing employment in the arts in the west midlands.
§ Mr. Luce
I have not had specific discussions with the west midlands arts associations, but I am aware of negotiations between WMAA and various local authorities, including Birmingham city council, Shropshire county council, and Dudley and Wolverhampton borough councils, covering employment initiatives within the field of the arts.