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Cultural Heritage

Volume 471: debated on Tuesday 29 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what role he expects the heritage sector to play in the delivery of his Department’s public service agreement targets. (181923)

The heritage sector plays a crucial role in ensuring that everyone is able to enjoy and participate in the cultural life of the nation. The Taking Part Survey estimates that 70 per cent. of people visited a historic site at least once during the past 12 months.