HC Deb 08 March 2004 vol 418 c1262W
Mr. Heald

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what assets were sold by his Department in each year since 1997 to date; what the value of each item was; and if he will estimate the value of asset sales planned for 2003–04 and 2004–05. [159344]

Mr. Alexander

Assets that are routinely disposed of include plant and machinery, which in the main comprise motor cars, owned by the Government Car and Despatch Agency, and fixtures and fittings, which includes office furniture and IT equipment.

Fixed asset disposals at Net Book Value ( NBV) for the Cabinet


Year ended 31 March Amount
2000 1,698
2001 1,703
2002 1,608
2003 14,928
2004 14,274
2005 2
1 Estimate
2 Not available

Details prior to 2000 are not held.