The Elgin Marbles

House of Lords written question – answered on 15th May 2000.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Lord Jenkins of Putney Lord Jenkins of Putney Labour

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether, as suggested in a recent Economist leader, they will look again at the issue of returning the Elgin marbles to Greece.

Photo of Lord McIntosh of Haringey Lord McIntosh of Haringey Deputy Chief Whip (House of Lords), HM Household, Captain of the Queen's Bodyguard of the Yeomen of the Guard (HM Household) (Deputy Chief Whip, House of Lords)

The Government have no plans to reconsider their decision that the Parthenon sculptures should remain at the British Museum.

Does this answer the above question?

Yes1 person thinks so

No0 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.