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Departmental Buildings

Volume 468: debated on Thursday 6 December 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the estimated budget is for his Department’s headquarters refurbishment project for each of the next 10 years. (170813)

The estimated budget for the provision of fully serviced office accommodation in the Ministry of Defence’s main building and old War Office building is set out in the following table.

£ million

2008-09

94.9

2009-10

93.3

2010-11

93.3

2011-12

95.4

2012-13

96.8

2013-14

98.0

2014-15

98.7

2015-16

98.3

2016-17

100.3

2017-18

107.7

These figures (VAT inclusive) cover the costs for the major redevelopment of the main building, as well as for the ongoing provision of services. The planned closure of the old War Office building will be fully reflected in future budgets.