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Ballet

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 16th April 1957.

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Photo of Sir Herbert Butcher Sir Herbert Butcher , Holland with Boston 12:00 am, 16th April 1957

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer for what financial purposes he recognises ballet as a fine art; and for what financial purposes he does not so recognise it.

Photo of Mr Peter Thorneycroft Mr Peter Thorneycroft , Monmouth

The point which I think my hon. Friend has in mind is a legal one, which it is for the courts, not for me, to decide.