§ Lord Melchett
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What area of land is currently held by the Ministry of Defence in the United Kingdom expressed both as a total acreage and as a percentage of the total land area of the united Kingdom.788WA
§ Lord Trefgarne
The information requested is as follows:
Inland waters are included in the above figures but tidal waters and foreshore are excluded.
Total Area Column MOD Land Holdings (Freehold and Leasehold) as at 1st April 1983 Column (B) as a percentage of Column (A) (A) (B) (C) 60,317,100 acres 562,757 acres 0.93 per cent.