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Departmental Lost Property

Volume 507: debated on Wednesday 17 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what property has been recorded as (a) lost and (b) stolen from his Department in the last 12 months; and what estimate has been made of the cost of the replacement of that property. (322072)

During the last 12 months the following items were recorded as lost or stolen.

Item

Date

Recorded lost or stolen

Estimated cost of replacement (£)

Blackberry

April 2009

Stolen

200

Secure remote access token

June 2009

Lost

12.75

Disc drive

June 2009

Lost

25

Laptop

July 2009

Stolen

800

Blackberry

July 2009

Lost

200

Blackberry

July 2009

Lost

200

Laptop

July 2009

Stolen

800

Blackberry

October 2009

Stolen

200

Mobile phone

October 2009

Stolen

120

Secure remote access token

November 2009

Lost

12.75

Secure remote access token

December 2009

Stolen

12.75

Blackberry

February 2010

Stolen

£200

During the last 12 months the following works of art have been reported missing from the Government Art Collection and are as yet un-located.

Works of Art

Date

Reported missing

Estimated cost of replacement (£)

The Cathedral Church of St. Peter in Chichester print by Leonard Knyff

March 2009

Reported missing from Department for Children, Schools and Families Sanctuary Buildings, London

250

Bambridge on Trial for Murder by a Committee of the House of Commons print after William Hogarth

April 2009

Reported missing from the Royal Courts of Justice, London

200

The Railway Station print after W.P. Frith

April 2009

Reported as missing from DEFRA, Ashdown House, London

600

Derby Day print after W.P. Frith

April 2009

Reported as missing from DEFRA, Ashdown House, London

600

Leaving painting by David Pugh Evans

May 2009

Reported missing from British Deputy High Commission, Lagos, Nigeria

500

House Plant 2/25 1971 print by Boyd & Evans

May 09

Reported missing from British Deputy High Commission, Lagos, Nigeria

500

Evening Menu 31/70 1975 print by Patrick Caulfield

May 2009

Reported missing from British High Commission, Abuja, Nigeria

1600

Untitled string hanging by Peter Collingwood

May 2009

Reported missing from British High Commission, Abuja, Nigeria

3000