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Learning and Skills Council

Volume 494: debated on Wednesday 17 June 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills who from his Department attended the reviews between Ministers and the Learning and Skills Council’s Chairman and Chief Executive held on (a) 16 June 2008, (b) 21 October 2008 and (c) 16 December 2008; and if he will make a statement. (269957)

Review meetings are held jointly with the Department for Children Schools and Families. Each meeting is chaired by the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Further Education, and attended by the director of the Department’s Learning and Skills Performance Directorate. Other Ministers and officials from both Departments also attend depending on the agenda.

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the answer of 12 May 2009, Official Report, column 672W, on the Learning and Skills Council, how much each lease held by the (a) Learning and Skills Council and (b) Higher Education Funding Council for England cost in the most recent year for which figures are available. (276243)

The following table illustrates the lease paid from April 2008 to March 2009 for each building occupied by the Learning and Skills Council and Higher Education Funding Council.

April 2008-March 2009

Lease paid (excluding VAT)

The Learning and Skills Council

Woburn Court, 2 Railton Road, Woburn Road Ind Estate, Kempston, MK42 7PN

51,000

Pacific House, Imperial Way, Reading, RG2 0TF

303,996

NTI Building, 15 Bartholomew Row, Birmingham, B5 5JU

526,590

Units 6 and 7 Castle Court, 2 Castlegate Business Park, Dudley, DY1 4RD

69,344

Provincial House, 25 Oxford Road, Bournemouth, BH8 8EY

143,650

Stuart House, St Johns Street, City Road, Peterborough, PE1 5DD

160,445

Dalton House, Dalton Way, Middlewich, CW10 0HU

25,272

Allergate House, Belmont Business Park, Belmont, Durham, DH1 1TW

125,000

Oak Tree Court, Binley Business Park, Harry Weston Road, Coventry, CV3 2UN

176,375

Venture/Progress House, Regents Court, Guard Street, Workington, CA14 4EW

73,000

1 Mallard Way, Pullman Business Park, Derby, DE24 8GX

49,000

Foliot House, Budshead Road, Plymouth, PL6 5XR

165,000

Penhaligon House, Princes Street, Truro, TR1 1DZ

50,400

Richmond Court, Emperor Way, Exeter Business Park, Exeter, EX1 3QS

21,250

Redwing House, Hedgerows Business Park, Colchester Road, Chelmsford, CM2 5PB

288,270

Conway House, 33-35 Worcester Street, Gloucester, GL1 3AJ

198,750

Eagle Point, Segensworth, Fareham, P015 5TD

285,500

5 Brook Court, Whittington Hall, Whittington Road, Worcester, WR5 2ZX

72,269

Grosvenor Road, 45 Grosvenor Road, St Albans, AL1 3 AW

940,705

4 Earls Court, Henry Boot Way, Hull, HU4 7DY

52,149

26 Kings Hill Avenue, Kings Hill, West Mailing, ME19 4AE

180,000

Citigate, Longridge Road, Preston, PR2 5BQ

52,300

17a Meridian East, Meridian Business Park, Leicester, LEI9 1UU

208,949

Alpha Court, Unit IB, Alpha Court Business Park, Kingsley Road, Lincoln, LN6 3TA

40,625

Centre Point, 103 New Oxford Street, London, WC1A 1DR

1,062,748

Boardman House, 64 The Broadway, Stratford, London, El5 INT

232,115

Dumayne House, 1 Fox Lane, Palmers Green, London, N13 4AB

295,610

Canius House, 1 Scarbrook Road, Croydon, CRO 1SQ

269,000

Central House, 3 Lampton Road, Hounslow, TW3 1HY

235,345

Arndale House, Arndale Centre, Manchester, M4 3AQ

423,580

The Plaza, Old Hall Street, Liverpool, L3 9QJ

87,372

Latimer House, Langford Business Park, Langford Locks, Kidlington, 0X5 1GG

265,600

Cheylesmore House North, Quinton Road, Cheylesmore, Coventry, CV1 2WT

610,620

Cheylesmore House South, Quinton Road, Cheylesmore, Coventry, CV1 2WT

1,000,000

Security House, Mile Lane, Cheylesmore, Coventry, CV21 2NL

24,658

Lakeside 500, Old Chapel Way, Broadland Business Park, Norwich, NR7 OWG

52,650

Royal Pavilion, Summerhouse Road, Moulton Park Ind Estate, Northampton, NN3 6BJ

266,500

7 Pioneer Business Park, Amy Johnson Way, Clifton Moorgate, York, YO30 4TN

97,465

C/O MLS Business Centre, City Gate East, Toll House Hill, Nottingham, NGl 5FY

122,055

Hollinswood House, Suite Gl, Stafford Court, Telford, TF3 3DD

24,300

Kingston House, Blackbrook Park Avenue, Taunton, TA1 2PX

48,527

The Straddle, Victoria Quays, Wharf Street, Sheffield, S2 5SY

335,000

Festival Way, Festival Park, Stoke-On-Trent, ST1 5TQ

69,700

Felaw Makings, 42 Felaw Street, Ipswich, IP2 8SJ

133,925

Technology House, 48-54 Goldsworth Road, Woking, GU21 6LE

178,416

Princes House, 53 Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XB

332,972

Wynyard House, Wynyard Park, Billingham,TS22 5TB

65,088

Moongate House, 5th Avenue Business Park, Team Valley, Gateshead, NEl1 OHF

210,000

St Lawrence House, 29-31 Broad Street, Bristol, BS1 2HF

261,472

Mercury House, 4 Manchester Road, Bradford, BD5 OQL

422,000

The Bora Building, Westlea Campus, Westlea Down, Swindon, SN5 7EZ

192,300

Higher Education Funding Council for England

Northavon House, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, BS16 1QD

739,241

12th Floor Centre Point 03 New Oxford Street LONDON WC1A 1DD

205,590