§ Mr. Lambie
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment (1) if he will publish
Section Date on which the line was fixed Date construction approved Date construction commenced Date construction completed or expected to be completed Sunbury—Lightwater … May 1967 May 1970 March 1971 Spring 1974 Lightwater—Hawley … May 1967 June 1968 December 1968 June 1971 Hawley—Basingstoke … May 1967 August 1963 January 1969 June 1971 Basingstoke—Popham … May 1967 April 1968 February 1960 June 1971
Modifications were made to the line of the Sunbury-Lightwater section in October 1968 and June 1972.
The line of the M3 extension from Popham and Hockley was decided in February 1973 but the line of the further length between Hockley and Compton, south of Winchester, is still under consideration. The starting date for work on these sections will depend on the satisfactory completion of the statutory procedures and the availability of funds.42W
the amount of money spent in the provision of office accommodation for the Department of Health and Social Security for the last two financial years for each of the separate regions of the United Kingdom;
(2) if he will publish the estimated expenditure for the next three financial years in providing office accommodation for the Department of Health and Social Security for each of the separate regions of the United Kingdom.
§ Mr. Channon
Office accommodation provided for Department of Health and Social Security forms part of the general office estate occupied by Government Departments. The amount of money spent on accommodation for the Department of Health and Social Security, which in many instances premises with other Government Departments, is not separately estimated or recorded; and an assessment of the sums involved would require an inordinate amount of staff time.