Offer of Government support for Royal Armouries Leeds

Object Title

Offer of Government support for Royal Armouries Leeds

Offer of Government support for Royal Armouries Leeds

Date

Jul-92

Reference

RA PR/1992/LE/000/3

Level

File

Scope and Content

Details of the Government's offer of £20m to support the Leeds Project. Appendices. A) Royal Armouries proposed move to Leeds : proposed Memorandum of Understanding (subect to Treasury approval of the project) between the Department of National Heritage, Historic Royal Palaces Agency, and the Royal Armouries, 2 July 1992; B) Letter from Lord Eden, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Armouries, to David Mellor, MP, Secretary of State for National Heritage, 7 July 1992; C) Letter from Hayden Phillips, Permanent Secretary of the Treasury, to David Mellor, 6 July 1992; D) Letter from Michael Portillo, MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, to David Mellor, 6 July 1992; E) Letter from David Mellor to Michael Portillo, 29 June 1992; F) Project plan and costings for 1996, 1997, 1998; G) Press release from the Royal Armouries; H) Press release from the Department of National Heritage; I) Royal Armouries staff notice. See BOTA/MP/92/19. Papers relating to the 62nd meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Armouries held in the New Armouries, HM Tower of London on 9 July 1992.

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1 document

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Closed

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