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Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 28th November 2014.

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Photo of Vernon Coaker Vernon Coaker Shadow Secretary of State for Defence

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what (a) land and (b) premises owned by his Department are not in operational use; and what the estimated value of those assets is.

Photo of Anna Soubry Anna Soubry The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

The total area of land owned by the Ministry of Defence in the UK is 228,000 hectares, of which 3,500 hectares is currently surplus to Defence requirements.

Details of Ministry of Defence land holdings with asset valuation over £1 million can be found in Chapter Seven of the National Asset Register, last published by HM Treasury in 2007:

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