18 December 2006
Caring for our Collections
Oral Evidence Session
The Culture, Media and Sport Committee announced on 25 July a new inquiry into the heritage sector - Caring for our Collections.
The Committee is particularly interested in the following issues:
Funding, with particular reference to the adequacy of the budget for museums, galleries and archives, and the impact of the London 2012 Olympics on Lottery funding for their sector;
Acquisition and disposal policies with particular reference to due diligence obligations on acquisition and legal restrictions on disposal of objects
The remit and effectiveness of DCMS, the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council and other relevant organisations in representing cultural interests inside and outside Government.
The Committee will hold its third oral evidence session at the House of Commons in the Committee Room 8, House of Commons on Tuesday 9 January 2007 at 10.30am.
Reviewing Committee on the Export of Works of Art
Acceptance in Lieu Panel
Sir Nicholas Goodison
The Goodison Review Group
At approx 11.20am
The Heritage Lottery Fund
At approx 11.45am
The Art Fund
At approx 12.10pm
The Art Loss Register
The Public Catalogue Foundation