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Mr. Trippier [holding answer 21 July 1989] : My right hon. Friend the former Secretary of State for the Environment announced on 6 February 1987 that a review of the Act had been completed and that there was to be no amendment of the present law. We are concerned to assist and encourage authorities to fulfil their duties under the Act as quickly as possible.

Residuary Bodies

Mr. Terry Lewis : To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what procedures exist to facilitate public scrutiny of the accounts of residuary bodies.

Mrs. Virginia Bottomley [holding answer 21 July 1989] : Section 79 of the Local Government Act 1985 requires residuary bodies to make their accounts available for public inspection.

Departmental Properties

Mr. Ingram : To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list those empty properties which are rented, leased or owned by the Property Services Agency and which are being considered for refurbishment or redevelopment to allow reoccupation by a Government Department and the probable date of reoccupation.

Mr. Chope [holding answer 26 June 1989] : The list is as follows :

Schedule of empty properties rented, leased or owned by the PSA undergoing or being considered for refurbishment or redevelopment to allow re- occupation by a Government Department Property Godwin House, George Street, Huntingdon

Chaucer House, Upper Marlborough Road, St. Albans

Caledonian House, 39/61 St. Albans Road, Watford

87 Burlington Road, New Malden, Surrey

St. Mary's Gate, Chesterfield

22 and 29 The Springs, Wakefield

Sheriff Court House, Castle Street, Aberdeen

Norfolk House, East Kilbride

Hut Number 3, Chaucer Barracks, Canterbury

Shire Hall, Shuttern, Taunton

Clarence Street, Swindon

Telford House, Park Gardens, Yeovil

Portcullis House, Lagland Street, Poole

Reading Courts, The Forbury, Reading

The agency aims to bring vacant space back into re-occupation as soon as possible.


 

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