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star this property date less than 2017-06-29more like thismore than 2017-06-29
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Department for Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government how many UNESCO World Heritage sites there are in the UK;  and where those sites are. more like this
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Lord Storey remove filter
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star this property answer text <p>There are 31 World Heritage Sites for which the UK has responsibility. These are as follows:</p><p> </p><p>Blaenavon Industrial Landscape</p><p>Blenheim Palace</p><p>Canterbury Cathedral, St Augustine’s Abbey, and St Martin’s Church</p><p>Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd</p><p>City of Bath</p><p>Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape</p><p>Derwent Valley Mills</p><p>Dorset and East Devon Coast</p><p>Durham Castle and Cathedral</p><p>Frontiers of the Roman Empire</p><p>Giant’s Causeway and Causeway Coast</p><p>Gorham’s Cave Complex</p><p>Gough and Inaccessible Islands</p><p>Heart of Neolithic Orkney</p><p>Henderson Island</p><p>Historic Town of St George and Related Fortifications, Bermuda</p><p>Ironbridge Gorge</p><p>Lake District</p><p>Liverpool – Maritime Mercantile City</p><p>Maritime Greenwich</p><p>New Lanark</p><p>Old and New Towns of Edinburgh</p><p>Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey including Saint Margaret’s church</p><p>Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal</p><p>Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew</p><p>Saltaire</p><p>St Kilda</p><p>Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites</p><p>Studley Royal Park including the Ruins of Fountains Abbey</p><p>The Forth Bridge</p><p>Tower of London</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2017-07-11T15:08:08.343Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-11T15:08:08.343Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-06-29more like thismore than 2017-06-29
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Department for Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what support they give to current UNESCO World Heritage sites in the UK to enable them to keep this designation. more like this
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Lord Storey remove filter
star this property uin HL288 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The UK Government is responsible for advising UK World Heritage Sites on compliance with the World Heritage Convention. It provides practical support in arranging and hosting UNESCO missions, and works closely with those UK World Heritage Sites that have specific issues and challenges, particularly around development activity. It submits documents and notifications on the UK World Heritage Sites at the request of the World Heritage Centre and Committee. It also represents the UK’s World Heritage Sites with the World Heritage Centre and its advisory bodies, and provides representation at the World Heritage Committee and World Heritage General Assembly.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2017-07-11T15:07:34.613Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-11T15:07:34.613Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Storey more like this