HL Deb 12 July 1983 vol 443 cc787-8WA
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.

Lord Trefgarne

The information requested is as follows:

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.
Inland waters are included in the above figures but tidal waters and foreshore are excluded.