WEDNESDAY 23 OCTOBER 2002
Mr Gerald Kaufman, in the Chair
|Mr Chris Bryant||Alan Keen
|Mr Frank Doran||Miss Julie Kirkbride
|Michael Fabricant||Ms Debra Shipley
|Mr Adrian Flook||John Thurso
The Committee deliberated.
National Museums and Galleries:
Mr Neil MacGregor, Director and Ms Dawn Austwick, OBE, Director
of Resources, British Museum were examined.
Sir Neil Chalmers, Director, Ms Sharon Ament, Director of Communications
and Development and Mr Neil Greenwood, Director of Finance, Natural
History Museum, were examined.
Rt Hon Tessa Jowell, a Member of the House, Secretary of State
for Culture, Media and Sport, was further examined. Rt Hon Baroness
Blackstone, Minister for Arts and Mr Richard Hartman, Head of
Museums and Libraries Sponsorship Unit, Department for Culture,
Media and Sport, were examined.
[Adjourned to a day and time to be fixed by the Chairman.