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Cultural Heritage: Repairs and Maintenance

Question for Department for Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 1288, tabled on 27 June 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what recent discussions she has had with representatives from the heritage sector on continuing access to imported specialist materials for restoration work after the UK leaves the EU.

Answered on

3 July 2017

Government fully recognises the value of our heritage, which makes an important contribution to our economy and well being. The Secretary of State and the Minister for Heritage have held round tables with sector representatives to assess the impact of leaving the EU on the heritage sector. The Department remains committed to working with the UK heritage sector to ensure that its needs and views are understood.

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