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Land (Military Training)

Volume 301: debated on Wednesday 24 September 1997

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To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what representations he has received from land owners whose land was formerly used for military training; and if he will estimate the amount of private land on which military training has been discontinued in the last year. [17345]

My Department has received a number of representations from landowners who have on occasions allowed access to their land for training purposes. With the exception of a few landowners in Wales, I am not aware of any action by landowners to withdraw permission for military training.