HC Deb 01 February 1999 vol 324 c452W
14. Mr. McNulty

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what progress he has made in implementing proposals to establish a national body to champion British architectural design. [66774]

Mr. Alan Howarth

We have advertised for a Chairman for the new body. We have set up an Implementation Group of seven people which will be able to present its conclusions to the Chairman on his or her appointment. The new body should be fully operational in the autumn.