HC Deb 19 July 1999 vol 335 c402W
Mr. Dismore

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make a statement on progress on the proposed consultation on plans for Holocaust Remembrance Day. [91692]

Mr. Straw

[holding answer 16 July 1999]: Home Office officials have been working with colleagues from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and the Department for Education and Employment; and representatives of the British Board of Deputies and the Holocaust Trust, among others, to develop a proposal for a Holocaust Remembrance Day. This proposal will be the subject of wide consultation shortly.

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