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Report on APPG Cultural Heritage meeting

Posted on: April 19, 2016 by Alexander Herman

Yesterday, IAL Senior Researcher Emily Gould and I were fortunate enough to be invited by Historic England‘s Mark Harrison to the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the Protection of Cultural Heritage meeting at the Palace of Westminster. This is the group launched last November, one of the priorities of which is to lobby within the UK […]

New sentencing guidelines for heritage crimes

Posted on: January 14, 2016 by Emily Gould

Next month (February 2016) the new theft guidelines announced by the Sentencing Council last October will come into force. For the first time, the significant harm which can result from crimes like theft of public artworks, stripping of lead from historic churches and the activities of ‘nighthawkers’ is being officially recognized within the English criminal […]

English Heritage to be split

Posted on: December 15, 2013 by Ruth Redmond-Cooper

The Government has announced plans to split English Heritage into two separate organisations.  A new self-financing charity is to be set up by March 2015 to look after the National Heritage Collection, which includes properties such as Stonehenge, Kenwood, Rievaulx Abbey, Kenilworth Castle, Whitby Abbey and Lindisfarne Priory. The charitable status of the new English […]