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Regional Cultural Consortiums: Standards

Volume 476: debated on Monday 2 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport pursuant to the Answer of 17th May 2008, Official Report, column 944W, on regional cultural consortia: standards, how much has been allocated for his Department's review of regional infrastructure; and what the (a) timetable and (b) remit of the review is. (206679)

The Department's regional infrastructure review has been conducted as part of the day to day work of the Department and its public bodies, and no additional resources have been allocated to it.

The remit of the review was to look at how the Department can improve the effectiveness and efficiency of its regional bodies. The Regional Infrastructure Review Working Group has put forward recommendations for future collaboration in the regions which are being considered carefully.