§ Mrs. Ewing
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list the total(a) asset and (b) rateable value of his Department's property and estates in (i) the UK and (ii) Scotland. 
§ Mr. Spellar
The total asset value of the UK Department Estate measured in terms of its existing use to the Ministry of Defence as at 1 April 1998, is approximately £12 billion and the Scottish Estate is approximately £1.5 billion.
The total rateable value of the UK Estate is approximately £430 million and that of the Scottish Estate is approximately £49 million.
Both sets of figures include the TAVRA estate.