World War II: Genocide

Department for Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 21st February 2017.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Lord Hylton Lord Hylton Crossbench

To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of correspondence from Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth to Lord Hylton concerning a grant towards the National Holocaust Memorial, what is the estimated cost to (1) build, and (2) annually maintain, the National Holocaust Memorial; of those sums, how much will be provided from (a) government department direct grants, (b) other sources of public funding, and (c) private funds; and whether they will make a statement to Parliament on the costs and funding.

Photo of Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales

The Government has committed £50 million towards establishing a new National Holocaust Memorial, learning centre and endowment fund; with an expectation of a further £50 million being raised in donations. The estimated cost of constructing the memorial and learning centre is up to £40 million. Further consideration of the costs associated with the memorial and learning centre will continue over the coming months

Does this answer the above question?

Yes0 people think so

No1 person thinks not

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