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Welsh Arts Council

Volume 889: debated on Wednesday 26 March 1975

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asked the Sectary of State for Wales what was the allocation by central Government to the Welsh Arts Council in 1973–74 and 1974–75.

I have been asked to reply.The Government make a grant to the Arts Council of Great Britain and it is for them, as I have already explained to my hon. Friend the Member for Wolver-hampton, North-East (Mrs. Short) on 17th March, to decide what allocations to make from this total. The Arts Council of Great Britain allocated £1,557,930 in 1973–74 and £1,898,650 in 1974 –75 to the Welsh Arts Council.