§ Mr. Faulds
To ask the Minister for the Arts when he expects to lay before the House the statement referred to in his written answer of 29 June to the hon. Member for Warley, East,Official Report, column 259; and whether he will make it his policy that in future years such statements in conformity with section 9 (6) of the National Heritage Act 1980, are laid before the House within three months of the close of the financial year covered by them.
§ Mr. Luce
The statement to which the hon. Member refers was laid before the House on 28 July. It is my intention that in future years the statement of disposals or transfers of property accepted in lieu of tax should, whenever possible, be laid within three months of the close of the financial year.