HC Deb 07 February 1990 vol 166 cc639-40W
Mr. Fisher

To ask the Minister for the Arts (1) what information he has on(a) the number of productions of, (b) the number of performances of, (c) the number of seats sold by, (d) the box office income of and (e) the size of the investment of the Arts Council in the UPSTART theatre company;

(2) what information he has on who the auditors approved to audit the accounts of the UPSTART theatre company are; and whether any such accounts have been lodged with Companies House.

Mr. Luce

The UPSTART theatre company was established in 1988 with the support of the Arts Council and others to generate new touring productions. I have asked the chairman of the Arts Council to write to the hon. Member with the information he requires.