asked the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State answering in respect of the Arts whether, in considering applications for grants, the Arts Council seeks information about the annual running costs of individual theatres or other bodies; and if he will make a statement.
The Arts Council seeks detailed information about the financial efficiency of funded bodies, as well as evaluating their artistic standards.
|Acceptances in lieu||1980–81||1981–82||1982–83||1983–84||1984–85|
|Initial Vote Estimate||2·200||0·972||2·000||2·000||4·000|
|Revised Estimate||*2·017||† 1·597||† 2·171||2·000||4·000|
* The sum of £183,000 was transferred to the Welsh Office.
† Intra vote transfers: