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Salisbury Plain

Volume 84: debated on Monday 21 October 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence if his Department has any plans to extend its use of land on Salisbury plain; and if he will make a statement.

There is a shortage of training land and our policy is to extend existing training areas when suitable land is offered for sale. We have recently acquired some 339 acres of land on Salisbury plain and are considering the acquisition of a further 114 acres.