asked the Secretary of State for Defence whether he will make a staetment about the future of the residential quarters at RAF Lindholme, in the light of his announcement of a new operational role for the station.
There are at present 170 vacant married quarters at RAF Lindholme and this will not be affected by the decision announced on 26 January to use the station as a relief landing ground for aircraft from RAF Finningley. We are, therefore, currently considering whether a future defence requirement for the quarters exists. If it does not, they will be disposed of in the normal way. I will keep my hon. Friend informed.