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Government Departments: Buildings

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN 907563, tabled on 5 February 2015

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what recent discussions he has had with his minsiterial colleagues in other Departments on disposal of redundant government buildings; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

11 February 2015

At Budget 2014 the Chancellor reported that Government had identified £5 billion of land and property to release by 2020.

My Department is working with others across Government to accelerate land release to support housing and local growth.

We also introduced the Right to Contest last year. This allows the public to challenge Government to release sites to be put to better economic use.

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Cabinet Office
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