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Arts Council England

Volume 449: debated on Tuesday 25 July 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (1) how much of the grant-in-aid to Arts Council England was allocated to theatre between 1997 and 2005; (87012)

(2) how much of the Arts Council England allocation to subsidised theatre between 1997 and 2005 was paid to (a) actors, (b) musicians and (c) writers;

(3) what representations she has received from (a) theatre managers, (b) orchestras and (c) entertainment trade unions regarding the impact of the comprehensive spending review on theatre between 2008 and 2011.

I refer my hon. Friend to the answers I gave him on 18 July 2006, Official Report, columns 331-32W.