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Art Works

Department for Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 28th November 2014.

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Photo of Jon Ashworth Jon Ashworth Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office)

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how much his Department has spent on transporting, installing and removing works of art from the Government Art Collection for the display of artwork in his Department since May 2010.

Photo of Ed Vaizey Ed Vaizey Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy (Jointly with Department for Business, Innovation and Skills), Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy (Jointly with Department for Culture Media and Sport)

Provision of figures for each financial year and each display covered by the PQ would incur disproportionate costs. The table below identifies the spend in each financial year since May 2010 for transporting, installing and removing works of art for Government Art Collection (GAC) displays in Government buildings in the UK and abroad. The figures also include transport from GAC to and from framers and/or conservators, to and from galleries/individual artist studios and incorporates packing, crating, art handling, transport, installation and de-installation.

Year

Transport for ongoing GAC display and conservation

UK

Overseas

£

£

2010-11

58,520

64,597

2011-12

63,798

40,004

2012-13

93,896

32,103

2013-14

62,854

81,373

2014-15

(Year to date)

57,806

79,309

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