§ Mr. Corbett
To ask the Secretary of State for National Heritage if she will list the financial commitments made on behalf of the Government and by the Millennium Commission in connection with the capital costs of the millennium exhibition, separately identifying arrangements covering financial risk by private sector partners. 
§ Mr. Sproat
[holding answer 25 June 1996]: No financial commitments have been made on behalf of the Government in connection with the capital costs of the millennium exhibition. The Millennium Commission is prepared to award a grant of up to £200 million. The involvement of the private sector is under negotiation.