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National Heritage Memorial Fund

May 25, 2006

Question written on 25/05/2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much the National Heritage Memorial Fund has spent on acquiring works of art for British museums in each of the last 10 years.

Answered by David Lammy

The National Heritage Memorial Fund has awarded the following amounts to British museums and galleries for acquisitions of works of art in each of the last 10 financial years: Financial year Value of awards ()1996-97396,6251997-98733,0001998-999,3421999-200002000-01100,0002001-021,256,5302002-0302003-041,012,5002004-0502005-061,770,000Total5,277,997