§ Mr. Sharp
asked the Minister of Defence what approximate acreage of land in the United Kingdom is occupied by the Service Departments under D.R. 51, under D.R. 52 and through renting and ownership, respectively; and what were the comparative figures 12 months ago.
§ Mr. Alexander
The approximate acreage of land in the United Kingdom occupied by the Service Departments in November, 1947, and at the end of 1948 was as follows:
— Under D.R.51 Renting and Owner ship Under D.R.52 November, 1947 … 512,500 515,000 661,000 December, 1948 … 327,000 526,200 370,000