HC Deb 25 April 1989 vol 151 c525W
Sir Eldon Griffiths

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, pursuant to his reply of 8 March to the hon. Member for Bury St. Edmunds,Official Report, column 521, on what basis he determined in 1986 that the Property Services Agency site at Falmouth avenue, Newmarket, was too small to be redeveloped to accommodate civil servants located in Cambridge; and what was, and is, the average number of square feet he requires per civil servant doing the type of work in which the Property Services Agency is engaged in its Cambridge and Newmarket offices.

Mr. Chope

On the basis that the site of 1.21 acres could not be developed to provide the office space and parking facilities necessary for an establishment of some 400 staff.

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