§ Mr. S. Shephard
III. asked the Minister of Works when it is anticipated that the scaffolding in Westminster Hall will be removed.
§ Mr. Tomlinson:
The scaffolding in Westminster Hall was erected after bomb damage to the roof, to enable temporary repairs to be carried out, and it will be retained for the permanent ,repairs. It is hoped to start the permanent repairs this year, and the work will take 12–18 months to complete.