HC Deb 24 February 1997 vol 291 cc58-9W
Mr. Madden

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what classification and status the Morwenstowe interception station at Bude, in Cornwall, has been given; at what cost it was built; who paid for it; who owns the radomes and equipment; who owns the land; what flags it flies; how many personnel work there, and from which organisations; and if he will identify the name, nationality and employer of its base commander. [17421]

Mr. Rifkind

I refer the hon. Member to the answer that I gave on 5 November 1996,Official Report, column 418. The land on which Morwenstowe is situated is owned by Her Majesty's Government.