HL Deb 16 October 2002 vol 639 c66WA
Lord Berkeley

asked the Chairman of Committees:

How many car park spaces are provided in Old Palace Yard now compared with in July 2002; and how many spaces for Members are available elsewhere in the Palace of Westminster and adjacent car parks. [HL5938]

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Tordoff)

The number of car parking spaces available to Peers is given in the following table:

Locaton July 2002 October 2002
Old Palace Yard 61 64
Palace of Westminster: Royal Court 26 26
Palace of Westminster: Peers Court 6 6
Palace of Westminster: Black Rod's Garden 15 *11
Abingdon Green underground car park 59 59
Total 167 166
*Note: The number of spaces available in Black Rod's Garden has been temporarily reduced to accommodate equipment connected with the project to replace the main Palace boilers and air conditioning chillers.