§ Mr. Nicholas Winterton
To ask the Secretary of State for National Heritage how many indemnity undertakings were given by Departments under section 16 of the National Heritage Act 1980 for the six-month period ended 31 March 1994; and what was the value of contingent liabilities in respect of such undertakings given at any time and remaining outstanding as at 31 March 1994.
§ Mr. Brooke
In the six-month period ended 31 March 1994 the following undertakings to indemnify were given by the relevant Departments for items on loan to national and non-national institutions:
Number Department of National Heritage 437 Scottish Office Education Department 43 Welsh Office Education Department 32 Department of Education for Northern Ireland 14
The value of contingent liabilities in respect of such undertakings given at any time and outstanding at 31 March 1994 are:
£ Department of National Heritage 1,844,520,914 Scottish Office Education Department 106,369,193 Welsh Office Education Department 41,061,343 Department of Education for Northern Ireland 9,268,944