HC Deb 25 March 2002 vol 382 cc566-7W
28. Tim Loughton

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if she will make a statement on future funding for the portable antiquities scheme. [43170]

Tessa Jowell

I can confirm that my Department has agreed to fund all the present 14 posts for a further full year, pending the outcome of Resource's lottery bid.