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.