§ Mr. Andrew Hargreaves
To ask the Secretary of State for National Heritage what offers in lieu of tax have been accepted or allocated since his last announcement on 26 March,Official Report.column 729.
§ Mr. Brooke
Since my last announcement on 26 March,Official Report.column 729, I am pleased to inform the House of the acceptance of two offers in lieu of taxation. The offers consist of the Barrington archive together with a model gun ship which will satisfy £147,000 tax and a group of chattels from Nostell priory which will satisfy £30,820 tax.
The Nostell priory chattels will be allocated to the National Trust and will remain "in situ" at Nostell priory. This allocation is in accordance with the conditions on which the offer was made. No decision has yet been made on the allocation of the Barrington archive, or on the model gun ship.