HC Deb 10 February 1977 vol 925 cc810-1W
Mr. Cormack

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is satisfied that the arrangements for the acceptance of historic houses and works of art in satisfaction of capital transfer tax works promptly and effectively bearing in mind the public anxiety concerning the future of Mentmore Towers and its contents.

Mr. Joel Barnett

I will let the hon. Member have a reply as soon as possible.