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Sir Wyn Roberts : Responsibility for this subject has been delegated to Cadw : Welsh Historic Monuments. I have asked the chief executive, John Carr, to arrange for a reply to be given.

Letter from E. A. J. Carr to Mr. Ieuan Wyn Jones, dated 23 February 1994 :

The Secretary of State has asked me to reply to your Question about grants paid by Cadw in Ynys Mon during the last three years.


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The following properties in Ynys Mon have received historic buildings grants to assist owners with repairs and restoration. The grants have been offered under either the Historic Buildings and Ancient Monuments Act 1953 towards the cost of repairs to buildings of outstanding historical or architectural interest ; or under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 towards external works to buildings situated in designated Conservation Areas where these are considered to make a significant contribution to the preservation or enhancement of that area.


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Address of property               |Amount of grant    |Purpose of grant   |Category of                            

                                  |paid                                   |ownership                              

                                  |£                                                                              

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1991-92                                                                                                           

Beaumaris Old Gaol                |1,000              |1953 Act repairs   |Local authority                        

Beaumaris Old Gaol                |106                |1953 Act repairs   |Local authority                        

Church St. Amlwch                 |797                |1990 Act repairs   |Local authority                        

Glyn, Llanbedrgoch                |133                |1953 Act repairs   |Private                                

Ty Fry, Rhoscefnhir               |4,403              |1953 Act repairs   |Private                                

St. Eilians Church, Llanelian     |715                |1953 Act repairs   |Ecclesiastical                         

St. Gwylogs Church, Llangwyllog   |2,064              |1953 Act repairs   |Ecclesiastical                         

Museum of Childhood Beaumaris     |460                |1990 Act repairs   |Private                                

                                                                                                                  

1992-93                                                                                                           

Beaumaris Court House             |1,153              |1953 Act repairs   |Local authority                        

Beaumaris Old Gaol                |900                |1953 Act repairs   |Local authority                        

Beaumaris Old Gaol                |900                |1953 Act repairs   |Local authority                        

St. Davids Church, Penmon         |1,800              |1953 Act repairs   |Ecclesiastical                         

                                                                                                                  

1992-93                                                                                                           

St. Davids Church, Penmon         |200                |1953 Act repairs   |Ecclesiastical                         

St. Rhwydrys Church, Llanrhwydrys |6,612              |1953 Act repairs   |Ecclesiastical                         

English Methodist Church, Amlwch  |6,155              |1990 Act repairs   |Ecclesiastical                         

Beaumaris Court House             |350                |1953 Act repairs   |Local authority                        

1 Victoria Terrace, Beaumaris     |15,785             |1953 Act repairs   |Private                                

St. Davids Church, Penmon         |200                |1953 Act repairs   |Ecclesiastical                         

St. Rhwydrys Church, Llanrhwydrys |6,612              |1953 Act repairs   |Ecclesiastical                         

English Methodist Church, Amlwch  |6,155              |1990 Act repairs   |Ecclesiastical                         

                                                                                                                  

1993-94                                                                                                           

Beaumaris Court House             |350                |1953 Act repairs   |Local authority                        

1 Victoria Terrace, Beaumaris     |15,785             |1953 Act repairs   |Private                                

St. Eilian's Church, Llaneilian   |145                |1953 Act repairs   |Ecclesiastical                         

St. Cybi's Church, Holyhead       |2,547              |1953 Act repairs   |Ecclesiastical                         

St. Rhwydrys Church, Llanrhwydrys |4,113              |1953 Act repairs   |Ecclesiastical                         

St. Cybi's Church, Holyhead       |1,264              |1953 Act repairs   |Ecclesiastical                         

St. Cybi's Church, Holyhead       |3,010              |1953 Act repairs   |Ecclesiastical                         

Y Bryn, Beaumaris                 |1,473              |1990 Act repairs   |Private                                

English Methodist Church          |799                |1990 Act repairs   |Ecclesiastical                         

                                  |----                                                                           

Total                             |56,884                                                                         

Grants awarded for outstanding buildings under the 1953 Act are subject to a condition requiring access by the public. Arrangements are published in the annual reports of the Historic Buildings Council for Wales, the Department's independent advisers in the built heritage.


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In the same period, the following monuments in Ynys Mon have received grant under Section 24 of the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979. Towards the cost of their preservation, maintenance and management.


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Name of monument                 |Amount of grant      |Purpose of grant     |Category of                                

                                 |paid                                       |ownership                                  

                                 |£                                                                                      

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1991-92                                                                                                                  

Towyn-y-Capel Mound Trearddur,                         |General management                                               

Angelsey                         |1,367.38             |works                |Private                                    

Old Parish Church and Churchyard                       |Repair and                                                       

Llanfihangel Ysceifiog           |602.00               |Consolidation Work   |Private                                    

                                                                                                                         

1992-93                                                                                                                  

                                                                             |Local Authority                            

Penmon Priory and Dovecote Barn,                       |Repair and consolida-|Public right of                            

Llangoed                         |3,095.00             |tion work (Phase I)  |access                                     

                                                       |Repair and consolida-|Local Authority                            

Penmon Priory and Dovecote Barn,                       |tion work (Phase II  |Public right of                            

Llangoed                         |3,350.00             |from 1 June 1992)    |access                                     

                                                       |Repair and consolida-|LocalAuthority                             

                                                       |tion works (Phase II |Public right of                            

St. Dwynwen's Church Llanddwyn   |4,620.00             |from 1 June 1992)    |access                                     

                                 |-------              |-------              |-------                                    

Total                            |13,035.00                                                                              

The following scheduled ancient monuments in Ynys Mon have received financial support under the terms of a Management Agreement under Section 17 of the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979. Agreements which are between


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the Department and the occupier of a monument provide for a programme of positive works to the monument, information and facilities for use by the public and where appropriate can include for public access.


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Address of property                  |Amount of grant    |Purpose of grant   |Category of                            

                                     |paid                                   |ownership                              

                                     |£                                                                              

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1990-91                                                                                                              

Dinas Cadnant Hillfort, Menai Bridge |370                |Section 17         |Private                                

                                                         |Management         |ownership                              

                                                         |Agreement                                                  

Burial Chamber 180m NE of Pen-y-     |120                |Section 17         |Private                                

Berth, Llanfair-Pwllgwyngyll                             |Management         |ownership                              

                                                         |Agreement                                                  

                                                                                                                     

1991-92                                                                                                              

Pen-y-Ffynwent Barrow, Rhosybol      |120                |Section 17         |Private                                

                                                         |Management         |ownership                              

                                                         |Agreement                                                  

Pen-y-Ffynwent Enclosure, Rhosybol   |120                |Section 17         |Private                                

                                                         |Management         |ownership                              

                                                         |Agreement                                                  

                                                                                                                     

1992-93                                                                                                              

Y Werthyr Hillfort, Llechylchedd     |339                |Section 17         |Private                                

                                                         |Management         |ownership                              

                                                         |Agreement                                                  

Cremlyn Standing Stone, Beaumaris    |120                |Section 17         |Private                                

                                                         |Management         |ownership                              

                                                         |Agreement                                                  

Perthi Duon Burial Chamber,          |120                |Section 17         |Private                                

Brynsiencyn                                              |Management         |ownership                              

                                                         |Agreement                                                  

Dinas Cadnant Hillfort, Menai Bridge |370                |Section 17         |Private                                

                                                         |Management         |ownership                              

                                                         |Agreement                                                  

Burial Chamber 180m NE of Pen-y-     |120                |Section 17         |Private                                

Berth, Llanfair-Pwllgwyngyll                             |Management         |ownership                              

                                                         |Agreement                                                  

                                                                                                                     

1993-94                                                                                                              

Caer Idris Hillfort, Llanidan        |680                |Section 17         |Private                                

                                                         |Management         |ownership                              

                                                         |Agreement                                                  

Pen-y-Ffynwent Barrow, Rhosybol      |120                |Section 17         |Private                                

                                                         |Management         |ownership                              

                                                         |Agreement                                                  

Pen-y-Ffynwent Enclosure, Rhosybol   |120                |Section 17         |Private                                

                                                         |Management         |ownership                              

                                                         |Agreement                                                  

National Health Service

Mr. Rowlands : To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what specific actions he has taken to further his crusade to improve the national health service as outlined in his statement on Tuesday 16 November.

Mr. Gwilym Jones : Hospital activity in the year to date is higher than planned, with more out-patients, in-patients and day cases being seen than originally anticipated. Next year will see an increase in the planned provision for the NHS of £100,000,000 or 5.1 per cent. in cash terms, a


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figure well in excess of the increase in the cost of living. It is intended that this latest real-terms increase, in line with the maifesto commitment, will provide for 16,000 additional in- patients, 11,600 more out-patients, as well as further expansion of day cases.


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SCOTLAND

Spectacles

Mr. David Marshall : To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many children in Scotland between the ages of two and 12 years wear spectacles ; what percentage of the total in that age group these figures represent ; and what was the figure in each of the past 10 years.

Mr. Stewart : The information requested is not available.

Public Bodies

Mr. Kilfoyle : To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland who are the members currently appointed to the Building Standards advisory committee.

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton : The membership of the Building Standards Advisory Committee is as follows :

Professor C. C. Robertson, DA FRIBA FRIAS FRAIA FCIOB (Chairman) Mr. W. Brannan, MCIOB MICT

Mr. J. D. Calder, DipBS FRICS

Mrs. J. B. Deans, MBE BArch PPRIAS RIBA ACIArb FRSA

Dr. E. W. Marchant, RIBA ARIAS MIFireE MSFSE

Ms M. E. Marshall, MA(Hons) MSc MRTPI

Ms E. M. Masterman, MA(Hons)

Mr. W. I. Mitchell, DipTP RIBA ARIAS

Mr. A. C. Peaston, MIBC

Miss J. H. Renton, LLB

Mr. M. Scott, GIFireE

Mr. M. A. Underwood BSc DipTech(CEng)

Mr. D. Walker

Mr. R. S. Webb, BEng MSc CEng FCIBSE

Mr. Kilfoyle : To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland who are the members currently appointed to the board of Scottish Natural Heritage.

Sir Hector Monro : The members of Scottish Natural Heritage are as follows :

Magnus Magnusson, KBE, Chairman

Professor Christopher Smout, Deputy Chairman

Alan Blackshaw, OBE

Councillor Nan Burnett, OBE

Bruce Cowe, MBE

The Rt. Hon. the Earl of Dalkeith

Roy Dennis, MBE

Professor George Dunnet, OBE

Mr. David Laird

Sir John Lister-Kaye, Bt

Councillor Duncan McPherson, CBE

Dr. Bill Mutch, OBE

Mr. Kilfoyle : To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland who are the members currently appointed to the Scottish Central Fire Brigades Advisory Council.

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton : The members of the Scottish Central Fire Brigades Advisory Council are at present as follows :

Chairman

The Rt. Hon. The Lord Fraser of Carmyllie, QC, Minister of State at the Scottish Office

Nominated by the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities Councillor A. Milne

Councillor W. E. Axon

Councillor G. Bird

Councillor P. Donnelly

Mr. J. R. McCluskey

Nominated by the National Association of Fire Officers


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Mr. G. Newton

Mr. P. Kelman

Mr. R. Anderson

Mr. J. Hood

Mr. D. Hutchison

Nominated by the Fire Brigades Union

Mr. D. Patton

Mr. A. Campbell

Mr. R. Robertson

Mr. A. Munro

Mr. T. Tierney

Nominated by the Chief and Assistant Chief Fire Officers Association

Mr. J. White

Nominated by the Institution of Fire Engineers

Dr. R. W. Docherty

Secretary

Mr. R. L. Knowles, Scottish Office Home and Health Department

Mr. Kilfoyle : To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland who are the members currently appointed to the Scottish Seed Potato Development Council.

Sir Hector Monro : New appointments were made to the Scottish Seed Potato Development Council on 18 January 1994. The current members, who will serve for two years, are :

Chairman

James Stobo, OBE, DL, FRAg.S

Independent Member

Donald J. R. MacRae

Specialist Members

J. Alan Twatt

John W. Hay

Workers Representative

Hugh D. Wilson

Grower Representatives

Alistair D. Strachan

Ian R. Stirling

Michael I. C. Salvesen, BSc(Agr)Hons

Alexander P. Bayne

Robert Niven

James M. G. Grant

Merchant Representatives

J. Guthrie H. Fenton, (Deputy Chairman)

David Peebles

James O. Robertson

Gordon C. Smillie

James B. Hollywood

Iain Melrose

All of the appointments are made by the Secretary of State for Scotland. Grower representatives are selected from nominations by the National Farmers Union of Scotland, merchant representatives from nominations by the Scottish Potato Trade Association and the workers representative is provided by the Transport and General Workers Union.


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