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Departmental Spending

Volume 471: debated on Monday 28 January 2008

18. To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much his Department will be spending on (a) museums and galleries and (b) theatre in the next 12 months. (182040)

In 2008-09 DCMS will provide nearly £371.5 million to the DCMS-sponsored museums and galleries and £46.2 million toward the Renaissance in the Regions programme for regional museums. Arts Council England propose to spend £102.5 million on theatre and £25.4 million on galleries.