HC Deb 17 July 1995 vol 263 cc943-4W
Mr. Faulds

To ask the Secretary of State for National Heritage if she will list the allocations made to public institutions in the United Kingdom during the half-year ended 30 June of individual works of art and museum objects pre-eminent for national, scientific, historic or artistic interest which have been accepted in satisfaction of inheritance tax, indicating, where applicable, the conditions and wishes expressed by testators or executors in the matter of allocation; and if she will list the works of art and museum objects which are still awaiting allocation, with the respective dates of their acceptance in satisfaction of inheritance tax. [34220]

Mr. Sproat

The information that the hon. Member requested is as follows:

Item To whom allocated Condition/wishes
'Stonehenge' Watercolour by Turner Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum Conditional
Chattels at Calke Abbey National Trust Conditional
Reference books relating to the Godman collection of Islamic Art British Museum Conditional
Six sculptures by Naum Gabo Tate Gallery Conditional
Silver Gilt Wine Fountain by de Lamerie National Trust Conditional
Paintings by Chagall and Magritte Castle Museum, Norwich Conditional
Paintings by Steen, van Ruisdael and Berchem Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, on permanent loan Conditional
Chattels at Nymans House National Trust Conditional
Unallocated items Date accepted
Painting by Francis Bacon 25 April 1995
Roundel by Foggini 25 April 1995