Music: Finance

Culture Media and Sport written question – answered at on 4 March 2014.

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Photo of Philip Davies Philip Davies Conservative, Shipley

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much the Arts Council gave to (a) opera and (b) brass bands in each of the last three years.

Photo of Ed Vaizey Ed Vaizey The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

The Arts Council makes its funding decisions independently of Government, and DCMS does not therefore hold the information requested. However, the Arts Council has provided the following figures:

  Opera Brass bands
2010-11 69,748,715 75,521
2011-12 65,850,274 289,739
2012-13 80,919,910 362,829
2013-14 65,862,659 550,495
2014-15 65,009,914 531,626
Grand total 347,391,472 1,810,210

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