§ Mr. Robert Hughes
asked the Minister of State for Defence what acreages of land are owned by Her Majesty's Armed Forces in Caithness, Sutherland, Ross and Cromarty, Inverness, and Argyll, respectively.
§ Mr. Blaker
The Ministry of Defence owns the following freehold land in these counties290WCaithness—411 acres and 14 acres of foreshore. Sutherland—2,729 acres.Ross and Cromarty—4,177 acres.Inverness—2,325 acres and 489 acres of foreshore.Argyll—1,345 acres.
In addition the Ministry of Defence holds the following areas of land on lease or licence, excluding temporary arrangements for three years or less :Caithness—76 acres.Sutherland—5,608 acres.Ross and Cromarty—93 acres.Inverness—350 acres and 498 acres of foreshore.Argyll—7 acres.