Listed Buildings

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 21st March 2005.

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Photo of Tessa Jowell Tessa Jowell The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport 2:30 pm, 21st March 2005

Yes, that is a very good proposition, and one which English Heritage has been applying in different parts of the country. Notable buildings, which fall under the auspices of English Heritage or the National Trust, can often make an important contribution to modern regeneration, which is one of the important objectives. There are many examples of that. I therefore welcome my hon. Friend's suggestion.