To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry pursuant to the answer of 8 February 2007, Official Report, column 1167W, which fixed assets his Department sold for less than £10,000 in (a) 2004-05 and (b) 2005-06; and what the (i) sale value, (ii) purchaser and (iii) date of sale was of each asset.
Details of fixed assets sold by the Department of Trade and Industry for less than £10,000 during 2004-05 and 2005-06 are as follows:
|Fixed asset type||Proceeds (£)||Purchaser||Date of sale|
|Microfabrication building(1)||1.00||Laboratory of the Government Chemist||31 August 2005|
|Furniture||3,985.50||Defence Bills Agency||22 November 2005|
|Furniture: cabinets—100 at £296.10 each||29,610.00||Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs||19 December 2005|
|Furniture: cabinets—46 at £296.10 each||13,620.60||Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service||1 March 2006|
|(1) Due for demolition. Transferred to Laboratory of the Government Chemist for £1.00.|