§ Mr. Faulds
asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster whether he will specify any allocations made to public institutions in the United Kingdom since 1 January on the recommendation of the Standing Commission on Museums and Galleries, of individual works of art and museum objects pre-eminent for national, scientific, historic or artistic interest which have been accepted by the Treasury in satisfaction of capital transfer tax, together with information, where applicable, as to wishes expressed in the matter of allocation by testators and executors.
§ Mr. St. John-Stevas
The following table sets out the items which have been allocated on the advice of the Standing Commission on Museums and Galleries to public institutions in the United Kingdom since 1 January 1980:
the problem is to provide new accommodation perhaps along the lines of the Casson proposals. But I am afraid that it will not be possible to make a start on such a scheme until the state of the economy is considerably improved.