HL Deb 19 October 1992 vol 539 cc72-3WA
Lord Houghton of Sowerby

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What is the present position regarding the future use of Somerset House.

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of the Environment (Lord Strathclyde)

My right honourable friend the Secretary of State for the Environment is considering how best to take forward the challenge issued last December by my right honourable friend the then Secretary of State for the Environment, inviting proposals for an imaginative alternative use for Somerset House.

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