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Art Collection (Security)

May 4, 2006

Question written on 04/05/2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport whether she plans to increase security for items in the Government’s art collection located outside the UK.

Answered by David Lammy

Nearly all of the works of art from the Government art collection that are located outside theUK are in British Government buildings and are subject to existing high levels of security. The security arrangements for Government buildings are kept under constant review.