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Palace Of Westminster (Oil-Paintings)

Volume 529: debated on Tuesday 29 June 1954

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asked the Minister of Works if he is aware of the deterioration of some of the oil-paintings in the Palace of Westminster; and what steps he proposes to take to remedy this.

During the past five years nearly all the large murals and many other pictures in the Palace have been cleaned. My right hon. Friend is aware that a few more need treatment, but as they are in Committee Rooms they can only be dealt with during a long Recess when the specialist staff is available.