HC Deb 02 April 1987 vol 113 c575W
Mr. Colin Shepherd

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if an export licence has been granted at any time in respect of the Hereford Bye Street Gate sculptures; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Alan Clark

The Bye Street Gate sculptures are understood to have been in this country since at least 1965. The Department's records of export licences are retained for no more than 10 years.