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Arts: TBR

Volume 471: debated on Tuesday 29 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much his Department has paid the consultants TBR to conduct the arts survey announced on 22 January. (182801)

[holding answer 28 January 2008]: The research project conducted by TBR will cost £75,000. DCMS is paying £45,000 and Arts Council England is contributing £30,000.

The project aims to:

map the voluntary arts sector in England

assess opportunities for growth in the sector and

consider the impact of adult and community learning on participation in the arts and crafts.

The report will be published in the summer.