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

July 1992

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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