HC Deb 25 May 1994 vol 244 c185W
Mr. Gapes

To ask the Secretary of State for National Heritage (1) what was the staffing level for the science museum library at the south Kensington site in May 1992; what it is now; and what is the projected site level for May 1995;

(2) what is the present salary of the director of the science museum;

(3) for what reasons Mr. Andrew Dow was removed from his appointment as curator of the national railway museum; whether the approval of a full meeting of the trustees was obtained before the removal of Mr. Dow; and what payment was made to Mr. Dow following his removal.

Mr. Sproat

These matters fall within the statutory responsibility of the trustees of the National museum of science and industry as set out by the National Heritage Act 1983.