HC Deb 15 May 1973 vol 856 cc276-7W
Mr. Faulds

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science on what date the Paymaster-General wrote to the Standing Commission on Museums and Galleries in answer to its representations to Her Majesty's Customs and Excise regarding zero rating under value added tax for purchases by public museums and galleries.

Mr. St. John-Stevas

My noble Friend wrote on 19th March to the chairmen of the Trustees of the national museums and galleries about value added tax as it will affect purchases by those institutions, and sent a copy to the Chairman of the Standing Commission on Museums and Galleries.