HC Deb 06 February 2004 vol 417 c1080W
Mr. Moss

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what the Arts Council funding for the Adzido Pan-African Dance Ensemble was in each of the last three years; how many staff are employed by the ensemble, broken down by(a) dancers and (b) others; and how many performances it has put on in each year since 2000. [152252]

Estelle Morris

The following table provides a breakdown of the information requested.

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