HC Deb 25 June 2003 vol 407 c828W
Mr. Ruffley

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport which Government Departments were consulted by the National Heritage Memorial Fund in advance of the decision to provide a grant to the National Trust to purchase the Tyntesfield estate. [120419]

Mr. Caborn

The National Heritage Memorial Fund consulted the following Government Departments and Government agencies/national museums during the assessment of the application from the National Trust to purchase the Tyntesfield estate:

  • The Department of Culture Media and Sport;
  • The Capital Taxes Office;
  • Resource: the Council for Museums, Archives and Libraries;
  • District Valuation Office (Executive Agency Inland Revenue);
  • English Heritage:
  • The Countryside Agency; and
  • The Victoria and Albert Museum.

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