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Office Floor Space

Volume 972: debated on Monday 22 October 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what are the latest figures of main use office floor space, with specific dates, including (a) total vacant, (b) vacant in units over 5,000 square metres, (c) total in outstanding planning permissions, that is, where permission was granted but where building was not complete at date of information, and (d) in outstanding planning permissions in units over 5,000 square metres, for the following areas: London, central area (CA), inner London (IL) excluding CA, inner London including CA and outer London; Greater London, South-East region, outer Metropolitan area (OMA), rest of South-East (excluding GL and OMA), South-East region total; rest of England and Wales; England and Wales total; Scotland; and Great Britain total, specifying gross and net floor space.

Published figures of office floor space and of numbers of hereditaments as at 1 April 1977 are contained in "Commercial and Industrial Floorspace Statistics England and Wales 1974–1977". A copy is available in the Library.The figures requested of vacant office floor space and of outstanding planning permissions for office floor space are not available.