HC Deb 30 April 1990 vol 171 c438W
44. Mr. Jessel

To ask the Minister for the Arts when he is next due to meet the chairman of the Arts Council.

Mr. Luce

I meet the chairman regularly to discuss matters of mutual interest.

50. Mr. Hardy

To ask the Minister for the Arts if he will make further funds available to the Arts Council to enable it to assist the local authorities which have now been subject to capping of the community charge to maintain support for libraries, museums and cultural activities.

Mr. Luce

It is up to local authorities to decide how much to spend on the arts.