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Chamber and committees

Question ref. S5O-02698
Asked by: Annabelle Ewing, Cowdenbeath, Scottish National Party
Date lodged: 5 December 2018


To ask the Scottish Government how it promotes the protection of mining heritage in Fife.

Current status: Answered by Fiona Hyslop on 13 December 2018


The support for promotion and conservation of Scotland’s heritage is a key function for a number of Scotland’s publicly funded bodies, including Historic Environment Scotland, Museums Galleries Scotland, National Museums Scotland and Scotland’s Industrial Museums. The National Mining Museum in Newtongrange, for example, promotes the history of mining and mining heritage sites across Scotland, including from Fife.