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Organs (Departmental Contracts)

Volume 934: debated on Thursday 30 June 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the site of each of those musical organs the contracts for which were authorised by him and the price that was paid for each, specifying to which company the contract was awarded.

pursuant to his reply [Official Report, 29th June 1977; Vol. 934, c. 272], gave the following information:Two pipe organs were installed in Ministry of Defence churches at HMS "Raleigh", Cornwall, and Moore Barracks, Folkestone. Electronic organs were installed in:

  • (a) Ministry of Defence churches at the following locations: Aldershot, Troon, Arborfield, Mill Hill, Bovington, Det Mold, Germany, HMS "Mercury", RAF Shawbury, RAF Waddington, RAF New ton, RAF Marston, RAF Upavon, RAF Brampton, RAF Marham, RAF Locking, RAF Lindholme, Hone, Germany, Ver-den, Germany, HMS "Angelo", Malta, Wolfenbuttel, Germany, Dortmund, Ger many, Nienburg, Germany, Herford, Germany, RN Hospital, Malta, MCTC, Colchester, Ripon Barracks, RAF West Raynham, RAF Anglesey, RAF Church Fenton, RAF Hawthorne, HMS "Sultan", Gosport, Hobart Barracks, Germany, Normandy Barracks, Germany, RAF Guttersloh, Osnabruck Barracks, Germany, RAF Doncaster, Belsize Gar rison, RAF Masirah, HMS "Raleigh", Tor Point, RN Yeovilton, Outer Hebri- dies, RM Arbroath, RAPC Winchester, RAF Swindby, Fallingbostel, Germany,Celle, Germany, RAF Gibraltar, RAF Bruggen, Germany, HMS "Heron", Long Kesh, Northern Ireland, RAF Odi-ham, HQ SHAPE, Belgium, RAF Digby, Willich, Germany, Hamm, Germany, Lemgo, Germany, HMS "Dryad", Duish-burg, Germany
  • (b) Chapels in HM prisons, borstal in stitutions and detention centres at the fol lowing locations: Kirklevington, Meadow- sley, Lowdham Grange, Warnington House, Preston, Norwich, Haverigg Camp, Newton Abbot, Ford, Glasgow, Market Harborough, Lewes, Parkhurst, Dorches ter, Morpeth, Devizes, Portsmouth, Bar nard Castle, Inverness, Leicester, Hol- loway, Newmarket, Reading, Cardiff, Dartmoor, Portland, Strathaven, Tulli- body, Stirling, Rochester. Prices and the names of the contractors are treated as confidential.
  • asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list the number of contracts his Department has made for the building of musical organs over the last five years.

    pursuant to his reply [Official Report, 29th June 1977; Vol. 934, c. 272], gave the following information:Fifteen contracts, for the purchase in all of two pipe organs and 99 electronic organs.