§ Mr. Stinchcombe
To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department if he will list the(a) units of residential accommodation owned or rented by the Lord Chancellor's Department for occupation by judges on circuit, (b) accumulative capital value of the same when last valued, (c) the running costs of maintaining the same for the financial years (i) 1997–98, (ii) 1998–99 and (iii) 1999–2000 and (d) the number of judges accommodated in the same for each of the above years and the number of nights they were so accommodated. 
§ Mr. Wills
A list of the units of residential accommodation owned or rented by the Lord Chancellor's Department for occupation by judges on circuit is contained in table 4.
The Capital Value of the Freehold Lodging Estate was £10.84 million as at June 2000.
The total cost of running the judges' lodgings during the three years in question was:
Table 1 Year £ 1997–98 4,776,684.08 1998–99 5,232,956.97 1999–2000 4,785,683.07
The number of High Court judges accommodated in the lodgings over the three years in question was:
Table 2 Year Number of judges accommodated 1997–98 84 1998–99 81 1999–2000 88
The number of nights judges were accommodated in the lodgings over the three years in question was:
Table 3 Year Number of judges accommodated 1997–98 6,143 1998–99 6,185 1999–2000 6,116
Table 4 Property—Judges' Lodgings Property tenure Birmingham Leasehold Bristol Leasehold Caernarfon Hiring Cardiff Freehold Carlisle Hiring Chelmsford Leasehold Chester Freehold Exeter Hiring Leeds Leasehold Leicester Hiring Lewes Leasehold Lincoln Hiring Liverpool Leasehold Maidstone Freehold Manchester Freehold Mold Leasehold Northampton Hiring Norwich Freehold Nottingham Freehold Oxford Leasehold Plawsworth Freehold Plymouth Hiring Preston Freehold Reading Freehold St. Albans Freehold Sheffield Freehold Stafford Hiring Swansea Freehold Truro Hiring Warwick Hiring Winchester Leasehold Worcester Hiring