MINISTRY OF DEFENCE: LAND

7th November 2017

Sir Nicholas Soames: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the total extent of MOD Landholdings is; and how much land the Department has sold in each year between 2010 and 2017.

Mr Tobias Ellwood, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State and Minister for Defence People and Veterans: As at 1 April 2017 the Department owned or held rights to 433,800 hectares of land.

The amount of land the Department has sold in each financial year since 2010 is shown below:

Financial Year

Area in Hectares

 

 

2010-11

270

2011-12

1,260

2012-13

854

2013-14

513

2014-15

969

2015-16

157

2016-17

527

2017-18 (To Date)

184

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