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Somerset House

Volume 468: debated on Monday 26 November 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what proposals he has for modification of the head lease of Somerset house to permit a wider range of potential uses. (166360)

In line with its mission to open up Somerset house to the public and complete the restoration of the 18th century buildings round the courtyard, Somerset house Trust has invited bids from potential partners to re-develop the adjoining new wing. The Trust is currently analysing the options to achieve the best solution and will then put proposals to Ministers for them to consider.