§ Dr. Cable
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs pursuant to her answer of 18 June 2003,Official Report, column 286W, on asbestos, if she will list the buildings which have been identified as containing asbestos. 
§ Alun Michael
My response of 18 June 2003,Official Report, column 286W, set out the actions that Defra, its Agencies and non-departmental public bodies are taking to comply with the requirements of the Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations 2002.
A list of buildings occupied by staff of the Department, and which are known to contain asbestos, is listed as follows:Nac, Stoneleigh, Kenilworth, Warwickshire CV8 2LGVLA Regional Laboratory, Kendal Road, Harlescott, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 4HDVLA Regional Laboratory, The Elms, College Road, Sutton Bonnington, Loughborough, Notts LE12 5RBVLA Regional Laboratory, Barton Hall, Garstang Road, Garstang, Preston, Lancs PRI 3UPVLA Regional Laboratory, Langford House, Langford, Bristol, BS18 7DXStaplake Mount, Starcross, Exeter, Devon EX6 8PESVS Workshop, Truro Road, Polwhele, Truro, Cornwall TR4 9ADVLA Regional Laboratory, Truro Road, Polwhele, Truro, Cornwall TR4 9ADVLA Woodham Lane, New Haw, Addlestone, Surrey KT15 3NBFormer Plant Pathology Laboratory, Hatching Green Drive, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2BDVLA Laboratory, West House, Station Road, Thirsk, North Yorks YO7 1PZ904WCefas Radiobiological Laboratory, The Harbour West Pier, Whitehaven, Cumbria CA28 7LYCefas Laboratory, Pakefiloed Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0HTCefas Laboratory, Remembrance Avenue, Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex CHO 2BDCefas Laboratory, Barrack Road, Weymouth. Dorset DT4 8UBVLA Regional Laboratory, Merrythought, Calthwaite, Penrith Cumbria CA11 9RRThe Custom House, 1 Old Market Place, Whitby, North Yorks Y021 3BTBlocks 6 and 7, Government Buildings, Chalfont Drive, Nottingham, Notts NG8 3SNGovernment Buildings, Cop Lane, Penwortham, Preston, Lancs PR1 0SPWhitehall, Monkmoor Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY2 5AJWoodthorne, Wergs Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV6 8TQGovernment Buildings, Whittington Road, Worcester WR5 2LGPrincess House, Queen Street, Barnstaple, Devon EX32 8HEGovernment Buildings, Burghill Road, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol BS10 6YWGovernment Offices, Prince of Wales Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1PYQuantock House, Paul Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 3NXMartlett House, St. John's Street, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 1UHGovernment Buildings, Uplands, 98 Epsom Road, Guildford, Surrey GU1 2LDBlock A, Government Buildings, Coley Park, Reading, Berks RG1 6DTGovernment Buildings, 100 Southgate Street, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 2AFGovernment Offices, Beeches Road, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 2RUChequers Court, St. Germaine Street, Huntingdon, Cambs PE18 6LTVancouver House, County Court Road, Kings Lynn, Norfolk PE30 5EHMiddlecott House, 24 Willington Road, Kirton, Boston, Lincs PE20 1EJ122A Thorpe Road, Norwich, Norfolk NR1 1RNLion House, Willowburn Trading Estate, Alnwick, Northumberland NE66 2PFEdenbridge House, Lowther Street, Carlisle, Cumbria CA3 8DXGovernment Buildings, Otley Road, Lawnswood, Leeds, West Yorks LS16 5PYAgricola House, Gilwilly Trading Estate, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 9BU3–8 Whitehall Place, London SW1A 2HH55 Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A 2EYEastbury House, 30–34 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7TLNobel House, 17 Smith Square, London SW1P 3HXBradley Chambers, 26 London Street, Fleetwood, Lancs FY7 6JGSVS Wildlife Unit, Aston Down, Stroud, Gloucs GL6 8HTLongacre House, Frome Road, Trowbridge, Wilts BA14 0DQUnit 1C, Western International Market, Hayes Road, Heston, Uxbridge, London UB2 5XJ905WVLA Regional Laboratory, Itchen Abbas, Winchester, Hants SO21 1BUVLA Regional Laboratory, Whitley Road, Longbenton, Tyne and Wear, Newcastle NE12 9SEOlantigh Road, Wye, Ashford, Kent TN25 5EL3rd and 4th Floors, 19–29 Woburn Place, London WC1H 0LUDrayton EHF, Alcester Road, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire CV37 9RQFish Market, Rock a Nore Road, Hastings, East Sussex TN34 3DChorley West Business Park, Unit 6, Ackhurst Road, Chorley, LancsLumford Mill, Riverside Walk, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1GSNeville House, Bell Street, Liddell Street, North Shields, Tyne and Wear NE30 1HNHadrian House, 6 Wavell Drive, Rosehill Business Park, Carlisle, Cumbria CA1 2STCopthall House, Station Square, Coventry, West Midlands CV1 2FAVLA Regional Laboratory, Jobs Well Lane, CarmarthenVLA Regional Laboratory, Buarth Road, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 1NDLiberty House, Bell Street, Reigate, Surrey RH2 7JBGovernment Buidings, Ty Glas, Llanishen, CardiffCrown Buildings, Spa Road, Llandrindod Wells, Powys LD1 5HAClyst House, Winslade Park, Clyst St. Mary, Exeter, Devon, EX5 1DYChapel Bank Works, Curwen Road, Workington, Cumbria CA14Room 516, Trelawny House, The Dock, Felixstowe, Suffolk, IP11 8SBSt. George's Business Centre, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 3EZConiston Buildings, 55 Adams Road, Workington, Cumbria CA14 3YSThe Residence, 749 Beacon Road, Heathrow Airport, Heathrow, Middlesex TW6 3JFUnit 7, West Cumbria Business Park, Workington, CumbriaThistledown Farm, Nympsfield Road, Nympsfield, Gloucs GL1O 3ULCromwell House, Dean Stanley Street, London, Westminster SW1 4JNUnit 1, Saw Mills End, Corinium Avenue, Barnwood, Gloucs GL4 3DE9 Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P 3GEBeacon House, Unit G, University Court, Technology Park, Stafford, Staffs ST18 OGUKings House, 33 Kings Road, Reading RG1 3BU40 Caversham Road, Reading, Berks RG1 7BTLancaster House, Hampshire Court, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Newcastle NE4 7YEUnit 4d, Paddock Road Industrial Estate, Caversham, Reading RG4 5BYPilots Watch House, Basin Road South, Shoreham, East Sussex64A The Strand, Newlyn, CornwallFormer Buffer Depot, Nant Alyn Road, Rhydymwyn, near Mold, Flintshire CH7 5HQ.