§ Mr. Fisher
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he will publish tables showing(a) the number of new buildings, (b) the amount spent on new buildings, (c) the amount spent on repairs and maintenance and (d) the amount spent on building renovation by his Department in each of the last five years.
(1) Civil and Parliamentary Estates 1986–87 1987–88 1988–89 (iii) 1989–90 1990–91 (Forecast) (iv) a. Number of new building projects, including renovations and acquisitions (i) (ii) 39 37 32 b. Amount spent on new buildings, including renovation (£ million) 211 301 194 102 102 c. Amount spent on repairs and maintenance (£ million) 147 134 169 187 166
(2) Department of Environment (v) 1986–87 1987–88 1988–89 1989–90 1990–91 (Forecast) a. Number of new building projects 2 1 3 b. Amount spent on new buildings including renovation (£ million) 4 3 2 c. Amount spent on repairs and maintenance (£ million) 20 23 27 28 29
(i) a new building "project" is any construction costing more than £150,000 which is not wholly maintenance;
(ii) number of projects in construction at 30 September each year; most projects span several years and therefore appear more than once;
(iii) in 1988 occupying departments became responsible for funding new building projects in specialised buildings and single occupations;
(iv) in 1990 occupying departments took on substantial responsibility for funding maintenance work. 1990–91 figures include fees in addition to works costs;
(v) excludes PSA's own occupation but includes Property Holdings, Building Research Establishment and the occupied and unoccupied royal palaces.