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 Mr Kenneth Robinson Mr Kenneth Robinson , St Pancras North 12:00 am, 8th April 1954

Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that public opinion has received this Report with a great deal less complacency than he and his Department? Would he not agree that it was abject folly on -the part of his right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer to cut the grants to the museums in 1952, as we on this side of the House said at the time?