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Raf Wyton (Sports Facilities)

Volume 886: debated on Tuesday 11 February 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence to what extent sports facilities at RAF Wyton, Huntingdonshire have been made available to civilian clubs as recommended by the Defence Lands Committee—the Nugent Committee—on page 206 of its report.

The sports facilities at RAF Wyton are used extensively by a large number of local civilian clubs. Every reasonable request is sympathetically considered and granted subject to the needs of Service personnel. The organisations making use of the facilities during 1974 included Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire ATC, Central and East Region ATC, St. Ives and District Cubs, St. Ives Rangers, Houghton and Wyton Netball Club, Houghton Scouts, Huntingdon and District Air Scouts and Cubs, Huntingdon and District Scouts and Cubs, Huntingdon and District Mentally Handicapped Society, Wyton Bowl, Society of Model Aircraft Engineers, Ramsey Aero-Modelling Club and Charity Annual Sponsored Walk.