HC Deb 24 February 1977 vol 926 cc657-8W
Mr. Wigley

asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will state the current acreage of land in Wales which is owned by the Crown for military purposes; and how many acres have been returned from military to civil use in Wales during the past three years.

Mr. Duffy

The Ministry of Defence currently holds 52,495 acres of freehold and leasehold land in Wales and 2,637 acres of foreshore, with rights over a further 2,962 acres. During the last three years, 167 acres of freehold and leasehold land have been returned to civil use.