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Crown Estate Commissioners

Treasury written question – answered on 25th June 2009.

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Photo of Alex Salmond Alex Salmond First Minister of Scotland, Leader, Scottish National Party

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much was spent by the Crown Estate on (a) piers and (b) harbours (i) owned by the Crown Estate and (ii) located on Crown Estate land in each of the last five years.

Photo of Sarah McCarthy-Fry Sarah McCarthy-Fry Parliamentary Secretary, HM Treasury

In relation to piers, the Crown Estate has spent £17,649.98 in connection with works at the Generator Pier, Newburgh in Fife dating between May 2007 and May 2009.

As far as harbours are concerned, the Crown Estate has spent £2,291,000 in the last five years as follows:

£000
2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09
River Hamble, investment in and maintenance of mooring piles and pontoons 224.5 321.9 188.8 30.4 91.8
Tobermory, investment in pontoons 240.0
Tarbert, investment in pontoons 645.2
Wick, investment in pontoons (1)250.0
Crown Estate Marine Stewardship Fund, investment in variety of minor structural projects throughout the UK but mainly in Scotland 34.0 23.0 86.0 116.3 40.0
(1 )Committed but not yet paid.

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