HC Deb 05 May 1976 vol 910 c381W
Mr. Douglas-Mann

asked the Secretary of State for Defence which establishments and sites within the control of his Department were made available as temporary accommodation for Asians from East Africa; which of these are still in the control of his Department; and which have been or are in use by his Department.

Mr. William Rodgers

The sites which were used as temporary accommodation at the time of the Ugandan Asian emergency and which were either under the control of the Ministry of Defence or in the hands of the Property Services Agency for disposal wereStradishall, Newmarket, Suffolk. Hemswell, Gainsborough, Lincs. West Malling, Kent. Houndstone Camp, Yeovil, Somerset. Greenham Common, Newbury, Berks. Plasterdown Camp. Tavistock, Devon. Hobbs Barracks, Lingfield, Surrey. Piddlehinton Camp, Dorset. Faldingworth, Market Rasen, Lincs. Maresfield Camp, Uckfield, Sussex. Tonfanau Camp, Gwynedd. Gaydon, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire. Heathfield Camp, Honiton, Devon. Doniford Camp, Watchet, Somerset.

Apart from the RAF station at Green-ham Common and the Army Camps at Honiton and Yeovil, the others are now with the Property Services Agency for disposal.

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