Oral Answers to Questions — Public Building and Works – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 16th July 1963.
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asked the Minister of Public Building and Works on what occasion the stonework of the National Gallery was last cleaned; and what estimate he has made of the cost of cleaning it now.
The stonework of the National Gallery was last cleaned in 1951. The estimated cost of cleaning it now is£7,500.
Would not my right hon. Friend agree that it has already got into a shockingly dirty state and that there
is not much point in floodlighting a building as dirty as this? Can my right hon. Friend see if he can get it cleaned?
I do not accept the premise.
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