HL Deb 07 July 1998 vol 591 c127WA
Lord Cocks of Hartcliffe

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What arrangements were made to invite applications for the chairmanship of the Arts Council before the recent appointment of the new chairman. [HL2390]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Applications for the post of Chairman of the Arts Council were sought through advertisement in the national press; and through the services of a firm of executive search consultants.