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Volume 893: debated on Monday 16 June 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence what are the number of units of tied or service accommodation provided by his Department and the number of quarters vacant at 31st March 1975.

The latest available figures show that the Ministry of Defence has about 104,000 Service and civilian married quarters in the United Kingdom. Of these some 6,600 are estimated to be vacant for various reasons—e.g., change of occupant, undergoing repair or modernisation, awaiting furnishing, in the course of disposal or awaiting redeployed units.