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UN Convention for Protection of Cultural Property in Event of Armed Conflict

Question for Department for Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 1800, tabled on 10 June 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what his policy is on UK ratification of the 1954 Hague Convention on the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict.

Answered on

23 June 2015

My Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport places great importance on the Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict and will make the case to ministerial colleagues for introducing the necessary legislation to allow UK ratification at the earliest opportunity.