To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland when he intends to publish a policy statement for museums in Northern Ireland.
I have no plans to do so.
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what discussions he has had with the Irish Museums Association in Ireland about the role of museums in Northern Ireland.
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland when he intends to provide funding for museums in Northern Ireland other than the Ulster museum.
In addition to the Ulster museum, the Government provides funding for the Ulster folk and transport museum and the Ulster American folk park. To date it has not been possible to make available resources to other museums.
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will list the budgetary allocation to museums in Northern Ireland in each of the financial years from 1982–83 to 1986–87 inclusive.
The information is as follows:
|Ulster Folk and Transport Museum|
Ulster American Folk Park