To ask the President of the Board of Trade what were the costs of the refurbishment of his Department's buildings in the past two years. 
The Department has carried out the following refurbishments over the past two years, listed by year of project completion:
|Financial year and project||Cost|
|Partial refurbishment of Ashdown House, 123 Victoria Street, London SW1, to enable additional staff to be accommodated following the closure of 1–19 Victoria Street, London SW1||4,532|
|Full refurbishment of Kinsgate House, 66–74 Victoria Street, London SW1||4,211|
|Refurbishment of sub-standard parts of the Eastcote site, Eastcote, Middlesex||720|
|Partial refurbishment of Bushy House NPL site, Teddington, Middlesex||1,077|
|Full refurbishment of Main administrative building, NPL site, Teddington, Middlesex||1,990|
|No projects completed in this financial year|
Official Report, columns 311–12.
This reply does not take account of any buildings which the Department acquires as a result of the machinery of government changes announced on 5 July.