HC Deb 26 June 1995 vol 262 cc498-9W
Mr. Matthew Taylor

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) if he will list every contaminated site owned by his Department, together with the total area covered; [29844]

(2) what is his estimate of the cost of cleaning up contaminated land owned by his Department. [29841]

Mr. Soames

Information on the total number of Ministry of Defence sites with contamination problems and on possible decontamination costs is not readily available and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost. I refer the hon. Member to the answer given on 18 April,Official Report, column 126, by my right hon. Friend the Minister of State for Defence Procurement to the hon. Member for South Shields (Dr. Clark).

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