HL Deb 21 July 1925 vol 62 c218

The Lord Great Chamberlain announced to the Committee that the Earl of lveagh had offered to complete the decoration of the Royal Gallery at a cost of not less than £20,000, it being understood that the Earl of Iveagh would be anxious to undertake the whole of the scheme of decoration, but in conjunction, of course, with the Lord Great Chamberlain and the Office of Works; and also the Lord Great Chamber— lain proposed, if the Committee agreed, to odd the Lord chancellor and the Lord chairman as representing the House of Lords.

It was further understood that the scheme of decoration was to harmonise with the scheme of the War Memorial.

The Committee expressed their greats gratitude to the Earl of lveagh for his generous proposal, and are gladly taking the matter into most careful consideration with a view to making an early recommendation to the House.