To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will publish a table showing the level of outstanding maintenance work from 1979 to the latest date for which data are available.
Estimates of the cost of outstanding high priority maintenance work on Government Department's civil accommodation have been made only since 1984. For work within the responsibility of the Property Services Agency, the figures are:
Official Report, at columns 664–66, on 3 November 1987. The provision for maintenance has been increased to 105 million in 1988–89 and £120 million in the following two years.
Maintenance programmes on the Defence estate are the responsibility of my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Defence.