Manchester's Museum of Science and Industry is in "no danger at all" of closing, according to the Culture Minister Ed Vaizey MP.
Many feared government cuts would shut the museum. However, the minister said that was not true, as he answered a question from Oldham and Saddleworth MP, Debbie Abrahams.
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