§ 27. Mr. Tony Banks
asked the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State answering in respect of the Arts what representations the Minister for the Arts has received following the Arts Council meeting of 29 May above the level of Government arts funding in the event of the abolition of the Greater London council and the metropolitan county councils.
§ Sir George Young
My noble Friend has received a small number of letters following the Arts Council's press statement about the level of funding and has said that he awaits the formal request from the Arts Council for funding for 1986–87.