November 30, 2007
A local MP wants a House of Commons debate to secure the future of artefacts discovered in Loftus in North-East England. Once again, it is interesting to see how locating artefacts within their original context is important for many reasons, but is something that is regularly glossed over by the British Museum as being irrelevant.
This is the North-East
Battle to keep artefacts in region may head to Commons
By Graeme Hetherington
THE battle to keep ancient Anglo Saxon artefacts in the region could be heading to the House of Commons.
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland Labour MP Ashok Kumar, is seeking a special House of Commons debate to secure the future of the rare collection of treasures unearthed in Loftus.
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