One great thing about the forming of _ Resource_ is that, as Museums,
Libraries and Archives are joined together under one flag in central
Government, the impetus for Statutory Status for Museums (to put them on the
same footing as Libraries) will continue to grow.
> > From: Malcolm Gomersall
> > Subscribers to this list who have access to this month's Museum
> > should also see the brief news article concerning amendments to the
> > Culture and Recreation Bill by a cross-party group of Lords (including
> > Lord Renfrew). They suggest that Local Authorities should have a
> > duty to fund non-national museums, and maintain an SMR, but should also
> > receive aid in improving museum services from national government.
> > However, the article also suggests that the whole bill may run out of
> > if there is a May election!