FOI release

DfT: artwork expenditure from 2009 to 2012

Freedom of Information response letter about how much the department has spent in the past 3 years on artwork or sculpture.


DfT: artwork expenditure 2009 to 2012

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Freedom of Information response to a request for details of the amount of money spent by the Department for Transport and its agencies on artwork or sculpture over the period of 2009 to 2012. The request also asks for details of the artists and whether the artwork is on public display.

The response states that the Department for Transport spent £1,011 on artwork for ministerial suites in 2009 to 2010 and the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) spent £1,000 on 5 wall coverings of landscapes supplied by Film Shield for the rest rooms within the Newcastle office.

An additional £1,400 was spent by DSA on framing and printing 31 pictures taken by DSA staff.

None of the artwork is on display to the general public.

Published 19 July 2012