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Stonehenge

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Works – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 26th March 1957.

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Photo of Mr John Parker Mr John Parker , Dagenham 12:00 am, 26th March 1957

asked the Minister of Works what recent action has been taken to re-erect fallen stones at Stonehenge.

Photo of Mr Arthur Molson Mr Arthur Molson , High Peak

Preparatory studies and arrangements are in progress, and I hope the trilithon and two Outer Circle stones will be re-erected next year.

Photo of Sir Godfrey Nicholson Sir Godfrey Nicholson , Farnham

Is not an hon. Member permitted to ask a supplementary question on this important matter?

Photo of Mr William Morrison Mr William Morrison , Cirencester and Tewkesbury

I did not see the hon. Member rise, but he may ask his supplementary question.

Photo of Sir Godfrey Nicholson Sir Godfrey Nicholson , Farnham

Is my right hon. Friend aware that there is a school of archaeological thought which is most suspicious of what the Minister is proposing? Will he look into the matter again?

Photo of Mr Arthur Molson Mr Arthur Molson , High Peak

There is profound suspicion amongst all archaeologists about what all other archaeologists say or do.