Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Buildings

Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities written question – answered on 14th January 2022.

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Photo of Rachel Hopkins Rachel Hopkins Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office)

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what the total floor area of his departmental estate was in each year from 2010-11 to 2020-21.

Photo of Eddie Hughes Eddie Hughes Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities)

Between January 2011 and December 2017 the Department was known as the Department for Communities and Local Government. In January 2018 it became the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government. In September 2021 the Department was re-established as the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities.

The table below gives details of the Department’s estate floor area for the years in question, as reported in the Cabinet Office State of the Estate reports.

Year

Total m2 (Gross Internal Area)

2011- 1st Jan 2011

30,622

2012 -1st Jan 2012

30,622

2013- 1st Jan 2013

29,221

2013/14

29,221

2014/15

13,283

2015/16

13,872

2016/17

13,872

2017/18

13,872

2018/19

13,872

2019/20

15,608

2020/21

15,173

This data is for the Department's main office space. It excludes our arms-length bodies and land and buildings that are registered with the Land Registry as DLUHC's but are occupied or the responsibility of other Government Departments.

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