HC Deb 13 June 1988 vol 135 cc64-5W
Mr. Cartwright

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) what proposals he is presently considering for major housing development on land at Woolwich Arsenal;

(2) what consultations he has undertaken with the London borough of Greenwich concerning redevelopment of land at Woolwich Arsenal.

Mr. Freeman

The royal arsenal west and royal arsenal east sites are principally occupied by the directorate general defence quality assurance. The future location of the directorate general is under study and, until this has been concluded, we cannot determine what land disposal may be possible on these sites. I can, however, confirm that we would expect to discuss plans for the development of any land to be released with the planning authority at an

Session Report Number Description of PAC Report Related C&AG Reports
1979–80 16th Matters Relating to the Ministry of Defence:
Paras 17–30 Class 1 Vote 8 Defence Procurement: Sea Systems Appropriation Account 1978–79 Volume 1 Class 1 Vote 8
1980–81 3rd Matters Relating to the Ministry of Defence:
Paras 18–54 Class I Vote 2 Defence Procurement Appropriation Account 1979–80 Volume 1 Class 1 Vote 2
1981–82 9th Chevaline improvement to the Polaris missile system No C&AG report
1981–82 16th Ministry of Defence:
Provision of Army Vehicles; Estimating, monitoring and control of Expenditure; Pricing and post costing of non—competitive contracts. Paras 17–29 Appropriation Account 1980–81 Volume 1 Class 1 Votes 1, 2, 4 and 5
1982–83 5th Matters relating to the Ministry of Defence:
Paras 42–53 Class 1 Vote 2 Defence Procurement Appropriation Account 1981–82 Class 1 Vote 2
1983–84 19th The United Kingdom Trident Programme HC 287
1983–84 33rd Economy of Stores Support HC 359
1984–85 1st Maintenance of major RAF equipments HC 481
1984–85 16th Major Projects Statement 1983–84 No published C&AG report
1984–85 25th Profit Formula for non—competitive Government contracts, etc HC 243 1984–85
1984–85 28th The Torpedo programme Hc 291
1984–85 35th Design and Procurement of Warships HC 423 1984–85
1985–86 18th Supplies for the Armed Forces HC 465 1984–85
1985–86 23rd Production Costs of Defence Equipment HC 505 1984–85
1985–86 35th International Collaborative Projects for Defence Equipment; Major Projects Statement No published C&AG report
1986–87 6th Control and Management of the Development of Major Equipment HC 568 1985–86


In addition to the reports referred to above:

(1) The PAC have taken evidence in their current session on the following procurement subjects although the reports have yet to be published: The Torpedo Programme and Design and Procurement of Warships; Control and Management of the Trident Programme Annual Statement on Major Defence Projects; Control and Management of the Development of Major Equipment Procurement Irregularities; Demountable Rack Offloading and Pick-up System (DROPS)

The Profit Formula

EH 101

(2) The Appropriation Accounts (Volume 1 Class 1) for the period 1983–84 to 1986–87 also contain reports on defence matters by the C&AG.

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