§ Baroness Lane-Fox
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What arrangements they propose to make for the discharge of their functions at Osborne House.
§ The Minister of State, Department of the Environment (Lord Elton)
The Civil service Benevolent Fund now manage the Convalescent Home on behalf of my right honourable friend the Secretary of State for the Environment. With the agreement of the Lord Chamberlain, my right honourable friend proposes to direct the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England under Section 34 of the National Heritage Act 1984 to exercise his remaining functions at Osborne House with effect from March 1986. The commission will not be empowered to make significant changes in, or additions to, the presentation of the house, its contents and ground to the public without my right honourable friend's prior approval.486WA