§ Mr. Hayes
To ask the Minister for the Arts what grants were given by the Arts Council in 1985–86 and 1987–88 to(a) the British Theatre Association, (b) the Puppet Centre Trust, (c) the Book Trust, (d) the Poetry Society, (e) the Minority Arts Advisory Service, (f) Shape and (g) the National Association of Arts centres; and what other similar arts support and service organisations have received such grants in those years.
§ Mr. Luce
The information requested is as follows:
1985–86 1987–88 (£) (£) British Theatre Association 16,000 — Puppet Centre Trust 6,000 — Book Trust 60,000 60,000 Poetry Society 95,000 112,000 Minority Arts Advisory Service 17,300 20,500 Shape 23,980 160,000 National Association of Arts Centres 9,900 3,000 Dance Umbrella 31,000 33,250 1 Devolved to Greater London Arts Association.