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Armed Forces: Housing

Volume 487: debated on Monday 2 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how much his Department has spent removing asbestos from (a) single living accommodation and (b) service families accommodation since 1997. (248658)

The information requested is not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.

Occupants of service accommodation are made aware of the location of any asbestos known to be present in their accommodation and are given appropriate health and safety advice. Reports by occupants of suspected damage to any asbestos-carrying material are investigated, and, where required, action taken in accordance with the Control of Asbestos Regulations.