The Arts

Part of Prayers – in the House of Commons at 10:10 am on 20th June 1986.

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Photo of Mr Toby Jessel Mr Toby Jessel , Twickenham 10:10 am, 20th June 1986

This will not be nonsense. It will be a very sensible question. I have listened with interest to the hon. Gentleman, who has gone on almost entirely about financing. Why does he not devote a little more of his considerable intelligence to asking whether the money that is being provided is helping to produce satisfactory artistic performances which give pleasure to those who see or hear them?