HC Deb 04 July 1985 vol 82 cc259-60W
Mr. Faulds

asked the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State answering in respect of the Arts whether he will specify the allocations made to public institutions in the United Kingdom during the half year ended 30 June of individual works of art and museum objects pre-eminent for national, scientific, historic or artistic interest which have been accepted in satisfaction of capital transfer tax,

1. Items allocated since 1 January 1985 To whom allocated
Calke Abbey (house, contents, land)* National Trust
Bonheaur du Jour by Martin Carlin Bowes Museum
Geoffrey Keynes collection* Fitzwilliam Museum
National Portrait
British Museum
Collection of photographs associated with Lord Curzon (1859–1925) The British Library
2. Items awaiting allocation Date of acceptance
Bust of Lord Somers by Le Marchand 31 January 1985
Seneca epistles 24 October 1984
* This offer carried a condition regarding its allocation which was honoured.

together with information, where applicable, as to the conditions or wishes expressed in the matter of allocation by testators or executors; and whether he will list the works of art and museum objects which are still awaiting allocation with the respective dates of their acceptance in satisfaction of capital transfer tax.

Mr. Waldegrave

The information requested is as follows: