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Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage

Question for Department for Culture, Media and Sport

UIN HL1359, tabled on 21 July 2014

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the recommendation by the British Academy and the Honor Frost Foundation to the Foreign Secretary on 20 March that the United Kingdom should ratify the 2001 UNESCO Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage.

Answered on

28 July 2014

I have noted the recommendations of the British Academy and the Honor Frost Foundation. DCMS will begin reviewing the conclusions of the recent Impact Report on the UNESCO Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage later this year.