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Cyprus: Military Bases

Volume 461: debated on Monday 4 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what proportion of the land in the Dhekelia sovereign base in Cyprus is owned (a) privately and (b) by the UK Government. (138561)

I have been asked to reply.

The sovereign base area of Dhekelia covers 50.5 square miles. Figures from 2003, the latest available, show the composition of land ownership at that time was as follows:

Percentage

Private land

63.6

UK Government land

36.4