HC Deb 22 June 1961 vol 642 cc169-70W
Sir W. Bromley-Davenport

asked the Secretary of State for War whether, as a contribution to the implementation of the recommendations of the Wolfenden Committee on Sport, he will consider making suitable former military premises available to local authorities free of charge for use as regional or local sports centres.

Mr. Profumo

Whilst I sympathise with the suggestion which my hon. and gallant Friend has in mind, I regret that I cannot make an exception to the rule that surplus War Department land which is no longer required for Government purposes is sold at the market value.

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