§ Lord Freyberg
asked Her Majesty's Government:
Further to the Written Answer by the Home Secretary on 8 November 2001 (HC Deb, 391), whether the antiques and paintings listed are included in the Home Office's entry in the National Asset Register; and, if not, whether they will explain why these objects have been omitted. [HL3855]
§ The Minister of State, Home Office (Lord Rooker)
Some of the stocks of antiques, paintings and fine wines listed in the reply of my right honourable friend the Home Secretary of 8 November 2001 are included in the Home Office's entry in the National Asset Register. In common with other departments' entries, they are not listed separately but grouped under a generic title. Most of the items, however, were omitted due to an administrative error. We shall ensure that the omission is corrected in the next compilation of the National Asset Register.