§ Mr. Peter Rees
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list the premises acquired for the purposes of the wealth tax, the capital cost of annual rent of such premises and the use to which such premises have now been put.80W
§ Mr. Marks
The following premises were acquired for the purposes of administering capital taxes:
BUILDING AND CURRENT USEDaryl House, Stockton—Part allocated to Department of Health and Social Security.Bayheath House, Stockton—Department of Employment; Inland Revenue.Northgate House, Derby—Allocated to Inland Revenue.Chadwick House, Solihull—Inland Revenue.Apsley House, Stockport—Part occupied by Department of Health and Social Security and Inland Revenue.Grosvenor Road, Wrexham—Part occupied by Department of Health and Social Security.16–22 Picardy Place, Edinburgh—Inland Revenue.Crownhill, Plymouth—Allocated to HM Land Registry; Inland Revenue, HM Customs and Excise; Local Vehicle Licensing Office.
These premises are leased, with the exception of the Crown building at Crownhill, Plymouth which is currently nearing completion at an estimated total cost of £2.1 million. The total annual rent bill of the seven leased buildings is about £900,000.