To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will list the number, value and location of properties newly leased in each of the last five years by his Department, broken down by leases by the Department itself, its next step, agencies and its non-departmental public bodies, differentiating between purchases made as a result of the creation of new bodies and those purchases made by established bodies.
The table lists the number, value and location of properties newly leased in each of the last five years (1996–97 through to 2000–01) by the Department. They include and distinguish between the Department, its next step agencies and its non-departmental public bodies, differentiating between acquisitions made as a result of the creation of new bodies and those acquisitions made by established bodies.
|Acquired by||Year||Number||Value (£ million)||Location|
|Non-departmental public bodies|
|2000–01||12||1.785||London, Bristol Aylesbury, Shrewsbury, Bedford, Gloucester, Ashford, Northampton, Oxford, Wolverhampton, Easing, Welwyn Garden City|
|Established bodies||1996–97||2||0.035||Nottingham, Redhill|
|1999–2000||4||0.035||Newcastle, Bristol, Harrogate, Plymouth|
|2000–01||8||2.669||London (3), Newcastle, Bristol, Chester, Birmingham, Jesmond|
Value for leased accommodation is taken as the annual rent and service charge (based on the current annual cost) and for private finance initiative/public private partnership arrangements as the annual unitary charge (based on the current annual cost) and includes the cost of the provision of facilities management services.