HC Deb 17 April 1973 vol 855 c74W
Mr. Faulds

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if she will make a statement on the building of the annexe to the Tate Gallery and the reasons for the delay in implementation of this project.

Mr. St. John-Stevas

Work began in January on the new north-western wing of the Tate Gallery and is estimated to be completed by about July 1975. A further substantial extension on the site occupied by Queen Alexandra's Military Hospital is under consideration, but the site will not become available until 1976. Preliminary planning of the building in the light of the trustees' requirements has, however, already begun.