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Houses

Volume 82: debated on Monday 1 July 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list the number of houses in his Department's ownership in Portsmouth, Gosport, Fareham and Havant districts; and how many of these are currently occupied.

The numbers are as follows:

StockOccupied
Royal Navy
Portsmouth1,5864285
Gosport3,622
Fareham87
Havant
Army
Gosport/Portsmouth111109
Thorney Island211198
The unoccupied Royal Navy houses are vacant for the following reasons:

Number
Vacant allocated42
Vacant furnishing45
Awaiting works services196
Undergoing works services252
Vacant502
Plans are in hand to reduce our stocks of houses significantly over the next few years.