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Departmental Buildings

Volume 504: debated on Monday 18 January 2010

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what the (a) area and (b) estimated value is of (i) vacant and (ii) occupied office space (A) owned and (B) rented by his Department. (310520)

The information requested for the Department for Transport and its seven Executive Agencies, is provided in the following table.

(i) Vacant(ii) Occupied

DfT Organisational Unit

(A) Owned

(B) Rented

(A) Owned

(B) Rented

DfT Central

(a) Area

0

0

2,046

38,829

(b) Estimated value (£)

n/a

n/a

1

212.3 million

Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency

(a) Area

0

2,294

46,508

40,203

(b) Estimated value (£)

n/a

0.5 million

6.1 million

6.4 million

Driving Standards Agency

(a) Area

0

2,995

0

6,620

(b) Estimated value (£)

n/a

415,000

n/a

1 million

Government Car and Despatch Agency

(a) Area

0

0

0

5,172

(b) Estimated value (£)

n/a

n/a

n/a

2910,117

Highways Agency

(a) Area

0

1,300

3,450

26,500

(b) Estimated value (£)

n/a

0.18 million

1.7 million

25 million

Maritime and Coastguard Agency

(a) Area

0

0

19,699

32,216

(b) Estimated value (£)

n/a

n/a

54.3 million

22.2 million

Vehicle and Operator Services Agency

(a) Area

0

0

2,474

7,035.00

(b) Estimated value (£)

n/a

n/a

2.1 million

21.4 million

Vehicle Certification Agency

(a) Area

0

0

0

2,024

(b) Estimated value (£)

n/a

n/a

n/a

2188,126

1 Data not available.

2 Based on passing rent.

Note:

Driving Standards Agency response excludes properties shared with other Government Departments—Maritime and Coastguard Agency estate is classified as either “core” or “non-core” and is not divided into “office” or “other”. The figures above reflect “core” space.