HC Deb 20 December 1965 vol 722 c364W
Sir N. Cooper-Key

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what support Her Majesty's Government will give in 1966 for the commemoration of the Battle of Hastings.

Mr. George Thomson

Yes. Her Majesty's Government have agreed that a limited amount of assistance may be given to the commemoration from public funds, and are in consultation with the co-ordinating committee under the Chairmanship of Lieutenant-General Sir Reginald Denning, who is expected to submit proposals. Parliament will be asked to approve a Supplementary Estimate if necessary.

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