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National Holocaust Memorial Centre and Learning Service

Question for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

UIN 203302, tabled on 18 December 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment the Government has made of the potential effect of the Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre on the trees in Victoria Tower Gardens.

Answered on

21 December 2018

Arboricultural experts have been commissioned and their detailed advice has ensured that designs for the Memorial take full account of the valuable trees in Victoria Tower Gardens. Improved drainage and surface permeability, especially in the hard landscaping and paths, will create a healthier environment for the trees.

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The Member has declared that they have interests which may be relevant to the subject matter of this question.