The Rt. Hon. Sir John Major KG CH

Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1990-1997

Chief Secretary (1987-1989)

Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Invisible Earnings (Arts) – 29 July 1988

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Invisible Earnings (Arts) on 29th July 1988.

Mr. Bowis To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what have been the invisible earnings of the arts for each of the past 10 years.

Mr. Major [holding answer 28 July 1988]: No comprehensive official estimates are available. A number of components in the invisibles account will be affected directly or indirectly by expenditure relating to cultural activities, especially travel and film and television services.