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Kessler Collection

Volume 82: debated on Monday 1 July 1985

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asked the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State answering in respect of the Arts whether the Minister for the Arts will take immediate action to rectify the insurance indemnity problem which has arisen, under section 16 of the National Heritage Act 1980, preventing the Kessler art collection being loaned by the Tate Gallery for exhibition in Leicestershire as from 27 July.

There is no reason why, under present loan arrangements through the Government indemnity scheme, the Tate Gallery should not lend pictures for exhibition.