Pas is the government's flagship archaeology project

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Yesterday in Parliament Estelle Morris (the Minister for the Arts) said that ‘the Government is fully committed to increasing public interest and participation in all aspects of the historic environment, including archaeology’ and gave as an example its decision to fund the Portable Antiquities Scheme. In the same debate Hugh Bayley MP (City of York, Labour) welcomed ‘the Government’s new funding for the Portable Antiquities Scheme’ as did Don Foster MP (Bath, Liberal Democrat) who said that ‘the Portable Antiquities Scheme…is crucial for the 95 per cent of finds that are not covered by the Treasure Act 1996’. For the full debate click here >>

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