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Culture secretary refuses to reverse Dunelm House listing decision


I wonder if Karen Bradley has actually visited Durham before siding with her personal advisers (?) against the informed advice of Historic England? David Farmery is right - this building is part of an absolutely stunning townscape sequence, spanning the centuries as effortlessly as Arup's bridge soars over the Wear. Given her academic background in maths and career in tax management and accountancy before entering Parliament, how hard has she worked at gaining an understanding of her role and responsibilities as Culture Secretary? Is she familiar with this building in its setting in Durham? Does she knows the value of everything, or nothing?

Posted date

2 November, 2017

Posted time

1:00 pm