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Tyntesfield Estate

Volume 407: debated on Wednesday 25 June 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport which Government Departments were consulted by the National Heritage Memorial Fund in advance of the decision to provide a grant to the National Trust to purchase the Tyntesfield estate. [120419]

The National Heritage Memorial Fund consulted the following Government Departments and Government agencies/national museums during the assessment of the application from the National Trust to purchase the Tyntesfield estate:

  • The Department of Culture Media and Sport;
  • The Capital Taxes Office;
  • Resource: the Council for Museums, Archives and Libraries;
  • District Valuation Office (Executive Agency Inland Revenue);
  • English Heritage:
  • The Countryside Agency; and
  • The Victoria and Albert Museum.