HC Deb 20 February 1978 vol 944 cc458-9W
Mr. Sproat

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what Government Department or statutory bodies have rented accommodation through the Property Services Agency since March 1974 in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee and Aberdeen, respectively what Departments or bodies were involved; what is the total cubic footage; and what is the annual total rental in respect of the above.

Mr. Marks

The Property Services Agency has provided accommodation for Government Departments as a common service and for statutory bodies on an agency basis, as shown in the following table:

No record is kept of cubic capacity but the total area of new hirings since March 1974 for Government Departments and statutory bodies, and the total annual rental theerof is:

Area (square meters) Rentper annum)
Glasgow 24,977 533,798
Edinburgh 58,219 1,814,139
Dundee 6,428 190,942
Aberdeen 19,751 547,030
Total 109,375 3,085,909

In the same period the following leased property has been surrendered with a total saving of £250,000 PA: Glasgow 5,786, M/2, Edinburgh 11,870, M/2, Dundee 188, M/2, Aberdeen 3,152, M/2.

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