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In the past two years, single living accommodation, in the UK and Scotland was at the following grade, which is an assessment of the physical condition and scale of the accommodation, but excludes environmental and locational factors.
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Due to a legacy of decades of underinvestment, in Scotland and elsewhere, not all service accommodation is of the high standard that service personnel and their families deserve. We are addressing this and in addition to the significant investment in recent years, we plan to spend over £3 billion in the next decade to improve and upgrade accommodation worldwide.
Sir Menzies Campbell: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how much has been spent on upgrading accommodation for serving personnel and their families in (a) the UK and (b) Scotland since 2000. 
Sir Menzies Campbell: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many (a) single living accommodation and (b) service family accommodation properties in Scotland have been declared unfit for habitation. 
Willie Rennie: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many (a) single living accommodation and (b) service family accommodation properties in the UK have been declared unfit for habitation. 
Mr. Kevan Jones: While all occupied properties are considered to be of a habitable standard, properties can be uninhabitable for various reasons, such as awaiting demolition or undergoing major repair, modernisation or upgrade work.
Mr. Kevan Jones: A review of the war pensions committees is currently underway. The review is being conducted in consultation with the committees and other stakeholders and an initial symposium was held on 25 March 2009.
Mr. Kevan Jones: The voluntary outflow rates of officers and of other ranks from each service are published in tables 3-8 of Tri-Service Publication 05 (TSP05). TSP05 is published monthly; the current March 2009 publication includes time series back to 1998-99 and can be found at:
Dr. Fox: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what preparations his Department is making to ensure that sufficient military forces are available to participate in civil contingency operations in relation to the swine influenza outbreak. 
Mr. Bob Ainsworth: The UKs preparations are led by the Department of Health, involving all relevant Government Departments and agencies including the MOD. There are currently no plans for military involvement in civil contingency operations in relation to the swine influenza outbreak.
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