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"Powerhouse::Uk" Exhibition

Volume 588: debated on Monday 30 March 1998

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asked Her Majesty's Government:What is currently taking place on Horseguards' Parade and why. [HL1122]

powerhouse:: uk, which is an exhibition being mounted by my department about British creativity. It is being held in conjunction with the Asian Europe Summit (3–4 April), which brings together government leaders from the European Union and key Asian nations. Each of the leaders will be accompanied by business delegations and large media teams. The occasion therefore presents an opportunity to demonstrate, to an influential audience, how British creativity has led to world class products and services in design, fashion, technology, engineering and scientific research. The exhibition will also be open to the public from 4–19 April, so they will be able to see how British talent leads to success for Britain in world markets.