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Public Record Office

Volume 983: debated on Friday 25 April 1980

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asked the Attorney-General if he will make a statement as to the changes to be introduced by the Public Record Office in the storage and public availability of public records at Chancery Lane, Ashridge and Kew.

asked the Attorney-General what arrangements he intends to make, when the Public Record Office in Chancery Lane closes, for the public display of both the Domesday Book and the Chancery Lane copy of Magna Carta.

These documents, together with other exhibits, are on public display in the Public Record Office museum at Chancery Lane. There is no plan to alter this arrangement.The Public Record Offices in Chancery Lane is not closing. The proposal is to close the search room.