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Festival Of Britain

Volume 477: debated on Monday 17 July 1950

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asked the Lord President of the Council what proportion of the cost of the concert hall and the river wall, now being built in connection with the Festival of Britain, will be borne by the London County Council and by the Exchequer respectively.

The London County Council is responsible for the Royal Festival hall and the river wall, and no part of the cost will fall on the Exchequer, unless it is established that additional expenditure is incurred as a direct result of the requirements of the Festival office.