Thursday, 6 December 2012

Minister on hoards

The Hon. Ed Vaizey
addressing the Heritage Alliance
© David Gill
The Hon. Ed Vaizey, Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries, addressed the Heritage Alliance this afternoon. At one point he quipped that England has more hoards than any other country.

A senior figure from an English heritage organisation sitting next to me added softly, "because there are so many metal-detectorists".

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