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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
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star this property hansard heading War Memorials more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what steps her Department is taking to support the future refurbishment of World War memorials in Northern Ireland. more like this
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David Simpson more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-11more like thismore than 2014-11-11
star this property answer text <p>It is important that the sacrifice of those who gave their lives in the World Wars, and other conflicts, is never forgotten and that the memorials to their sacrifice are well maintained.</p><p>The maintenance of local World War memorials is carried out by local authorities across the United Kingdom. Section 1 of the War Memorials (Local Authorities’ Powers) Act 1923 (which extends to Northern Ireland) provides for local authorities to incur reasonable expenditure in the maintenance, repair and protection of any war memorial within their district whether vested in them or not.</p><p>On 1 July 2014, my Rt hon Friends the Prime Minister and the Secretary of State for Culture Media and Sport announced details of a £5 million fund to conserve and protect war memorials. This funding will support a range of different projects including the provision of up to £3 million for the War Memorials Trust which works for the protection and conservation of war memorials within the United Kingdom to ensure they remain part of our communities forever.</p><p>The funding to the War Memorials Trust over the four year period of the First World War Centenary will boost support for their grant schemes and expand their team of specialist Conservation Officers.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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less than 2014-11-11T17:03:49.8397181Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-11T17:03:49.8397181Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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star this property label Biography information for David Simpson more like this