§ Mr. Ralph Howell
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will now give the latest overall estimates of all National Health Service property as valued by the district valuers prior to 31 October.
§ Mrs. Currie
The district valuers are currently revaluing the National Health Service estate. The results of the exercise have yet to be analysed. The best estimate of the National Health Service estate, based on a previous valuation in 1985, is £12.7 billion.