Skip to main content

Works of Art Collection

Volume 447: debated on Wednesday 14 June 2006

To ask the hon. Member for North Devon, representing the House of Commons Commission how many works of art from the Works of Art Collection have been reported (a) missing and (b) stolen in each year since 1997; and what their estimated value was in each case. (76312)

There have been no reports of missing or stolen works of art in the House of Commons since 1997. The Parliamentary Art Collection (Lords and Commons) has approximately 7,500 works of art, spread widely throughout the parliamentary estate. Some 5,000 are currently recorded as being within the House of Commons buildings.