Oral Answers to Questions — Museums and Galleries (Standing Commission's Report)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 8th April 1954.

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Photo of Sir Eric Fletcher Sir Eric Fletcher , Islington East 12:00 am, 8th April 1954

The right hon. Gentleman has read out a lot of figures which are very difficult to follow, but does it not remain true that the Commission stated that unless more funds are made available our national institutions will not be able to maintain the standard of prestige we expect of them in these days, when cultural and artistic appreciation is increasing?