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Artefacts And Animals (Preservation)

Volume 76: debated on Wednesday 3 April 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what amount of money was provided in 1984 for (a) the preservation of man-made artifacts and (b) the preservation of endangered species of animals.

During 1984–85 my Department made grants totalling £54·4 million to the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission, the Royal Commission on Historical Monuments (England) and the Redundant Churches Fund; and grants totalling £21·3 million to the Nature Conservancy Council and the Zoological Society of London. The National Heritage Memorial Fund, which is concerned with both the natural and man-made heritage, received £29 million.