Results 1–20 of 372 for in the 'Written Answers' speaker:John Glen

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Museums and Galleries: Art Works (14 Dec 2017)

John Glen: As arm’s length bodies of government, national museums determine their own operational matters, including the decision to charge fees for images and reproductions. National museums provide free entry for all to their permanent collections as a condition of government Grant-in-aid funding, a policy that has been hugely successful in boosting museum visits. In addition, Museums invest...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Cultural Heritage: Wiltshire (14 Dec 2017)

John Glen: The overwhelming majority of finds in England and Wales are reported directly to Finds Liaison Officers, though in a small number of cases they are reported directly to Coroners. The Coroner will normally direct the finder to the Finds Liaison Officer. In Northern Ireland, where the Portable Antiquities Scheme does not apply, finds are reported directly to the Coroner. Only individual...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Libraries Taskforce: Databases (14 Dec 2017)

John Glen: I have discussed with the Chief Executive of the Libraries Taskforce and the Chief Executive of The Library and Information Association (CILIP) release of the Libraries Taskforce dataset. I have also discussed with the President of the Society of Chief Librarians the need for better data and evidence to help local authorities to improve their library service delivery.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Libraries Taskforce: Databases (14 Dec 2017)

John Glen: It is our intention to publish the dataset before the end of January 2018 and I have written separately to the Honourable member to advise him of our aim to publish before Christmas.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Tourism: Aberdeenshire (12 Dec 2017)

John Glen: According to the VisitScotland Visitor Survey 2015-16, 16% of tourists surveyed, domestic and international, visited the Aberdeenshire area and 13% stayed overnight in the area. In addition, tourism directly employed over 8,000 people in the Aberdeenshire area in 2015 and contributed £166m in GVA to the local economy in 2014. Data is not collected about the Royal Family’s...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Brexit (12 Dec 2017)

John Glen: The Government is undertaking a comprehensive programme of analytical work that will contribute to our exit negotiations, help to define our future partnership with the EU, and inform our understanding of how EU exit will affect the UK’s domestic policies and frameworks. We are examining all areas of the UK economy from a number of perspectives and seeking input from a wide range of...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Heritage Lottery Fund (12 Dec 2017)

John Glen: I met with the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to discuss their financial strategy prior to their announcement, in order to understand where the impacts are most likely to be felt, and to assure myself that their strategy minimises the impact of the changes as far as possible. The HLF have undertaken to monitor any impact that the transitional arrangements might have and take steps to address...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: UK City of Culture: Stoke on Trent (11 Dec 2017)

John Glen: Stoke-on-Trent's bid to be UK City of Culture 2021 was assessed by an independent judging panel, chaired by Phil Redmond, along with the ten other bids to host the title. The bid was assessed as strong and was shortlisted on that basis. The panel reconvened on 6-7 December 2017 for the final stage of the selection process and recommended that Coventry should be awarded the title of UK City of...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Heritage Lottery Fund (11 Dec 2017)

John Glen: The Heritage Lottery Fund budget for each year since 2012 has been as follows:£375m - 2012/13£402m - 2013/14£375m - 2014/15£430m - 2015/16£434m - 2016/17

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Heritage Lottery Fund (11 Dec 2017)

John Glen: Heritage Lottery Fund have made the following disbursements in each year since 2012. 2012/2013 - £249 million 2013/2014 - £288 million 2014/2015 - £319 million 2015/2016 - £335 million 2016/2017 - £406 million

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Libraries Taskforce (7 Dec 2017)

John Glen: The Department expects to publish the full dataset previously collected by the Libraries Taskforce in due course.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Arts: Liverpool (6 Dec 2017)

John Glen: Through Arts Council England, Government has invested over £3.5m into the Liverpool Walton constituency over the past 3 years. The table below outlines this funding in detail. 2015/2016 2016/2017 2017/2018 Grant in Aid £ 1,008,871 £ 973,935 £ 983,307 Lottery £ 227,162 £ 167,940 £ 139,760 Total £ 1,236,033 £ 1,141,875...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Bayeaux Tapestry (5 Dec 2017)

John Glen: We are aware of the Honourable Member’s support for the UK temporarily housing the Bayeux Tapestry. Cultural exchanges between France and the UK are flourishing, and we want to ensure they continue to do so. Individual loans are a matter for the relevant institutions, but I shall certainly register with my French counterpart the willingness of UK museums to host the Tapestry, should a...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: European City of Culture (4 Dec 2017)

John Glen: The current European Parliament and Council decision (Decision No 445/2014/EU) reserves the title in 2023 for the UK and Hungary only, as Member States. The decision makes provision for non-Member States which are EFTA or EEA countries, candidate countries for EU membership, or potential candidate countries, to host the programme in specific years, as set out in the Annex to the decision.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Museums and Galleries: Opening Hours (4 Dec 2017)

John Glen: The independent Mendoza Review of Museums, commissioned by the government and published on 14th November shows that 28% of Arts Council England-Accredited museums are operated by local authorities. These museums receive over £200 million per year from local government, and further funding from external sources. DCMS does not hold data on Local Authority museums’ operating hours....

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Public Libraries: Databases (4 Dec 2017)

John Glen: No assessment of the cost to the public purse has been made by the Department.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Culture: North East (30 Nov 2017)

John Glen: We recognise the powerful role that culture plays in regeneration and local growth, and we are committed to ensuring these benefits are spread across the country. The Great Exhibition of the North will be the largest event in England in 2018 and a game-changing moment for the North of England. Further announcements on how the funding announced at Budget will be invested will follow in due course.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Arts: Coventry South (30 Nov 2017)

John Glen: Through Arts Council England, Government has invested over £13m into the Coventry South constituency over the past 5 years (2012/13-2016/17). The table below outlines this funding in detail. 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 National Portfolio Organisations £ 1,641,102.60 £ 1,569,376.31 £ 1,578,179.44 £ 1,501,557.00 £ 1,501,557.00 ...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: European Capital of Culture (30 Nov 2017)

John Glen: Details of ministerial meetings are published quarterly on the gov.uk website. DCMS officials have been in regular contact with the European Commission throughout 2017.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Arts: North Cornwall (29 Nov 2017)

John Glen: Government public funding for the arts is distributed by Arts Council England. The amount of arts investment provided to the North Cornwall constituency is as follows: 2015/16: £892,261 2016/17: £826,239 2017/18 (Year to date) £790,334


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