HC Deb 26 May 1988 vol 134 c256W
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.

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