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National Heritage Fund

Volume 976: debated on Tuesday 18 December 1979

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asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how much of the Government's grant of£15 million to the National Heritage Fund will be provided from a public expenditure programme administered by the Treasury and how much will be provided from an addition to total public expenditure.

Ten million pounds will be an addition to total public expenditure in 1980–81 and the balance, about£5½million, is being transferred from the relevant Treasury programme. Upwards of£12 million of the total sum is to be paid into the National Heritage Fund.