HC Deb 26 January 1998 vol 305 c36W
Mr. Mitchell

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what proposals he has for increasing the proportion of lottery finance for the Arts which is made available for running costs, with particular reference to the performing arts. [23524]

Mr. Fisher

The Government have made it clear in the White Paper "The People's Lottery" that they intend that Lottery money should be used increasingly to focus on people—and in the arts on revenue support for the art and artists—rather than buildings and capital developments.

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