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Armed Forces: Housing

Volume 488: debated on Monday 23 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence pursuant to the answer of 20 January 2009, Official Report, column 1264W, on departmental housing, how many houses owned by his Department were rated as grade (a) one, (b) two, (c) three and (d) four in (i) 2005, (ii) 2006 and (iii) 2007. (251695)

Officials are working to identify what information can be provided. I will write to the hon. Member and place a copy of my letter in the Library of the House.

Substantive answer from Kevan Jones to Willie Rennie, dated 21 February 2009:

My right hon. Friend the Minister for the Armed Forces undertook to write to you in answer to your Parliamentary Question on 27 January 2009, Official Report, column 305W about grades of Service Family Accommodation.

The following breakdown of Service Family Accommodation properties worldwide by each Grade for Charge (GfC) at 1 April 2005, 2006, and 2007 respectively.

Number

2005

2006

2007

G1fC

15,960

15,007

12,430

G2fC

26,878

27,089

26,447

G3fC

20,123

20,596

22,209

G4fC

7,694

7,867

8,720