HC Deb 10 February 1992 vol 203 c341W
Sir Thomas Arnold

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will make a further statement about the funding of the proposed new concert hall in Manchester.

Sir George Young

The Government have already set aside £15 million towards the cost of this project in the budget of the Central Manchester development corporation. Despite a proposed contribution from Manchester city council, there remains a funding gap. Discussions are continuing about how to bridge it.