HC Deb 13 May 1998 vol 312 c125W
Mr. Dawson

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if he will examine the policies of the North West Arts Board towards the Dukes Playhouse, Lancaster; and if he will make a statement. [41666]

Mr. Fisher

[holding answer 12 May 1998]North West Arts Board currently funds seven producing theatres in the North-West region, including £173,850 for the Dukes Playhouse, Lancaster in 1998–99. The Dukes Playhouse has also received a grant of £194,750 from the arts Lottery fund.