The Power of Heritage – Heritage Alliance manifesto

The Heritage Alliance has launched its manifesto – The Power of Heritage, which it hopes will influence the political parties in the run up to the general election in 2015. The Alliance appeals for 12 changes national legislation and policy so that the benefits of heritage-social, economic, educational and environmental-can be realised. Top of the Alliance’s list is a reduction in VAT from 20% to 5% for works to buildings in residential use. The Alliance also calls on all political parties to support Historic England and to review how well it is working in partnership with others.
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