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Results 81–100 of 300 for "crown estate" in the 'Written Answers'

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Written Answers — Scotland: Reserved Matters (25 Mar 2002)

Mrs Helen Liddell: ...under the Representation of the People Act 1983, as amended; in relation to the Boundary Commission for Scotland under the Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986, as amended; in relation to the Crown Estate Commissioners under the Crown Estate Act 1961, and under the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Crown Lands and Estates (13 Jul 2015)

Lord O'Neill of Gatley: The Crown Estate belongs to the reigning monarch 'in right of The Crown', that is, it is owned by the monarch for the duration of their reign, by virtue of their accession to the throne. But it is not the private property of the monarch - it cannot be sold by the monarch, nor do revenues from it belong to the monarch. The revenue surplus from the Estate is paid to the Consolidated fund. For...

Written Answers — Treasury: Empty Property (20 Jul 2009)

Ian Pearson: ...CO and Home Office overseas estate. 12. Doctors' surgeries and clinics. 13. Schools. 14. Higher Education facilities. 15. Police stations. 16. Fire stations. 17. All local government estate. 18. The Crown estate. 19. Parliament's estate. 20. Public corporations' estate 21. Devolved assemblies.

Written Answers — Constitutional Affairs: Supreme Court: Buildings (8 May 2007)

Vera Baird: In 2004 a statement of requirements for the building to house the UK Supreme Court was agreed in conjunction with the Lords of Appeal in Ordinary. This search generated a long-list of 48 properties but only eight of which, after closer scrutiny against a number of criteria (size, operational efficiency, adaptability, suitability), merited further consideration. Central and Staple Court,...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Great Scotland Yard (5 Oct 2009)

Lord Myners: The Crown Estate owns numbers 1 and 3-5 Great Scotland Yard. Number 1 Great Scotland Yard is a small 1,600 sq ft office building. The occupier is expected to vacate in the short term. The Crown Estate plans to refurbish the space after this and then re-let for office use. Number 3-5 Great Scotland Yard is a 30,000 sq ft former Ministry of Defence book depository. Potential uses for this...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Wind Power (19 Jun 2009)

Joan Ruddock: ...and the renewable energy zone (UK waters outside 12 nautical miles).The assessment has been subject to a public consultation and a decision is expected in the summer. Following this decision, the Crown Estate, as landowner of the sea, can proceed with its offshore wind farm leasing programme. The Crown Estate is currently considering proposals within nine indicative round 3 development...

Written Answers — Treasury: Crown Estate (2 Jul 2003)

John Healey: Since 1996 the Crown Estate has spent the following sums on internal and external communications, including public affairs, the production of corporate literature, control of The Crown Estate brand and their internet and intranet websites: (£s) 1996–97 86,560 1997–98 121,792 1998–99 168,131 1999–2000 193,782 2000–01 214,837 2001–02 207.402 ...

Written Answers — Treasury: Crown Lands and Estates: Minerals (6 Sep 2013)

Sajid Javid: Under the Crown Estate Act 1961, 50% of the Crown Estate's net income received from land based minerals goes to the Exchequer with the remaining 50% going into the Crown Estate's capital accounts for reinvestment in the portfolio. Between 2009 and 2013 the amount returned to the Exchequer from the Crown Estate's onshore mineral interests was:   £ million 2009-10 1.2 2010-11 1.1...

Written Answers — Treasury: Crown Estate: Research (25 Jun 2007)

John Healey: The Crown Estate does not invite open applications for research, rather, areas of research are decided by the Crown Estate through discussions with industry. The figures for research funding are: £000 2004-05 2005-06 Scottish Aquaculture Research Fund 100 100 Aquaculture Research Fund 100 196 Offshore Research Fund 97 120 Financial information for 2006-07 is not...

Written Answers — Treasury: Crown Estate: Annual Reports (11 Jun 2007)

Alistair Carmichael: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what the cost was of producing the Crown Estate's annual reports in each of the last three years; (2) how much the Crown Estate spent on (a) public relations and (b) corporate hospitality in each of the last three years; (3) what the staff costs of the Crown Estate's Communication Department were in each of the last three years.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Dredging (9 Oct 2007)

Jonathan R Shaw: ...the extraction of sand and gravel from the seabed to be landed for use in construction or beach maintenance) rather than dredging more generally. I will therefore confine my answer to this area. The Crown Estate, as landowner up to 12 miles offshore and the owner of the rights to non-energy minerals within the UK continental shelf and beyond, issues licences to dredge for marine minerals....

Written Answers — House of Lords: MoD: Head Office Building (10 Sep 2004)

Lord Bach: ...for the divestment of five MoD buildings in central London, these are: Northumberland House—plans for the sale of the building are proceeding; Metropole Building—to be released back to landlord, Crown Estate; Great Scotland Yard—to be released back to landlord, Crown Estate; St Giles Court—to be released back to landlord, Legal and General; St Christopher House—released to...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Departmental Properties (25 Feb 2003)

Bill Rammell: ...Park: EUV £11.5 million, OMV £11.5 million (c) Old Admiralty Building: EUV £25 million, OMV £25 million. 1 Carlton Gardens and Lancaster House are not owned by the FCO but leased from the Crown Estate. The FCO has no plans to sell any of its properties in the home estate.

Written Answers — Treasury: Marine Stewardship (11 Oct 2004)

Stephen Timms: The Crown Estate formally established a marine stewardship programme in 2000 following allocation of funding by the Board of The Crown Estate. This provides funding for community initiatives, education programmes, aquaculture research, seabed research and the renewable communities fund. Prior to 2000, funding for stewardship initiatives was provided via a number of different programmes. The...

Written Answers — Scotland: Wind Power (14 Jan 2010)

Michael Weir: ...on 7 January 2010; (3) for what reasons his Department's press release on the granting of round 3 offshore wind rights was issued before the expiry of the embargo on the press release issued by the Crown Estate on that matter; (4) whether his Department's press release on the granting of round 3 offshore wind rights was sent to the Crown Estate before it was issued.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Building Values (8 Jul 2002)

Kim Howells: right of the Crown, and are therefore inalienable. The Secretary of State has the following property interests in the Royal Parks Agency. 1. Pembroke Lodge in Richmond Park is owned by the Crown Estate Commissioners and is leased to the Secretary of State for a term of 99 years and five days from 31 March 1992. Its market value was assessed at £375,000 in March 2000. 2. The Secretary...

Written Answers — Treasury: Crown Estate (21 May 2012)

Danny Alexander: employers and employees but these are not used to build up a fund in order to provide the means to meet the liability when it falls due, but rather used to pay current pensions. The assets of The Crown Estate pension scheme are held separately from those of The Crown Estate, in a fund administered independently by a trustee body, which has investments in gilts and equities. In addition...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Aggregate Dredging (10 Apr 2002)

Sally Keeble: I have been asked to reply. Marine aggregate dredging licences are issued by the Crown Estate which owns nearly all of the seabed out to the UK 12 mile territorial limit and has rights to all minerals within the UK share of the European Continental Shelf. It issues licences only if the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions first issues a favourable 'Government...

Written Answers — Attorney-General: Buildings (22 Jan 2014)

Oliver Heald: ...Southern House the rent is paid to the landlord, London and Continental Railways. The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is a tenant in 2-4 Cockspur Street, London, SW1Y 5BS. The building is owned by the Crown Estate. The Canadian high commission has a 101-year lease from the Crown Estate for the building. The SFO makes rental payments to the Canadian high commission for the space it occupies in...

Written Answers — Treasury: Government: Assets (3 Mar 2010)

Mark Field: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what correspondence his Department has had with the Crown Estate on its proposed sale of the (a) Cumberland Market, (b) Millbank, (c) Victoria Park and (d) Lee Green housing estate; and if he will make a statement.

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