§ Mr. Redmond
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security when he will make a decision on the plan to build a national Benefits Agency office block on a site in Wood street, Doncaster; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Roger Evans
This is a matter for Mr. Michael Bichard, the chief executive of the Benefits Agency. He will write to the hon. Member.
Letter from Michael Bichard to Mr. Martin Redmond, dated 6 February 1995:The Secretary of State for Social Security has asked me to reply to your recent Parliamentary Question about the timing of a decision on the plan to build a Benefits Agency office on a site in Wood St, Doncaster.I confirm that negotiations with the Developer are now at a late stage and a final decision on progressing the project to build a new office to serve the Doncaster area is expected by the end of February 1995.I hope you find this reply helpful,