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Objects Of Art (Exchange)

Volume 440: debated on Monday 21 July 1947

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asked the Under-Secretary of State for India whether sympathetic consideration will be given to the proposal that Indian objects of cultural, aesthetic or historic significance in the possession of the British Government should be exchanged reciprocally for British objects of a similar character in the possession of the Indian Government.

If any proposals of this kind are put forward by the new Dominion Governments they will receive the sympathetic consideration of His Majesty's Government.