HC Deb 13 April 1921 vol 140 cc1129-30W
Captain THORPE

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury, as representing the First Commissioner of Works, whether he is aware that one of the sphinxes at the base of Cleopatra's Needle on the Thames Embankment, has been for some years, and still is, perforated in consequence of enemy attack; and whether he intends to take any steps to protect this statue against subsequent damage through the entry of water, and when?

Lieut.-Commander YOUNG

The monument in question is under the control of the London County Council.