§ Mr. Straw
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list the premises and accommodation in the area bounded by Bridge Street, Parliament Street, Victoria Embankment and Derby Gate, which are in the Government estate and available to it and the purposes for which such accommodation is used.
§ Mr. Geoffrey Finsberg
All the premises in this area are in the Government estate except London Transport's Westminster station and the immediately adjoining premises. The usable offices at ground floor and above are allocated by percentage, as follows:412W
per cent Government Departments 34 Parliamentary users 22 Let to other users 27 Vacant (but in need of considerable decoration) 17
In addition there are 19 shops, all except one of which are let; two flats; and one public house.