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House of Commons Hansard
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Departmental Buildings
29 March 2010
Volume 508
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To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) how many personnel are based in commercial properties rented by his Department in the West of Scotland; [324295]

(2) what the cost to the public purse was of commercial properties rented by his Department in the West of Scotland in the latest period for which figures are available;

(3) what the locations are of each commercial property rented by his Department in the West of Scotland;

(4) how many commercial properties his Department rents in the West of Scotland.

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Our records indicate that there are 10 other commercial properties currently being rented in the West of Scotland at the following locations and cost per annum. I also include the current number of defence personnel working at each site where this is known:

Location

Number of personnel based in location

Rent (£)

Brown Carrick Hill Radio Station

7,755

HMS Gannet—Greensite (Prestwick)

103

727,129

Dumbarton Armed Forces Careers Office

4

43,632

Paisley Armed Forces Careers Office

4

18,786

Greenock Armed Forces Careers Office

4

8,400

Glasgow—Cerium Building

86

749,593

Glasgow—Armed Forces Careers Office

18

318,059

Glasgow—Army Personnel Centre Store

50

383,305

Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde Air Sq

7

135,125

Glasgow—Met Office Equipment Store

4

12,780

For completeness, the MOD also rents some commercial Substitute Service Family Accommodation for personnel but I have not included details here.