HC Deb 19 December 1969 vol 793 cc432-3W
Mr. Carol Johnson

asked the Secretary of State for Defence when he expects to close down the Royal Air Force Station at Sharpitor on Dartmoor, dismantle the equipment and aerials, and restore the site to its natural beauty in accordance with the undertaking given on behalf of his Department in 1956, when this temporary installation in a national park was agreed.

Mr. Hattersley

The Royal Air Force Station at Sharpitor is expected to close by 31st March, 1970. The question of removal of installations and equipment and restoration of the land will be considered in consultation with other Departments and local authorities in the normal way.