asked Her Majesty's Government:
How many villages, acres of land and acres of coastline respectively are owned by the Ministry of Defence.
§ Lord Trefgarne
The Ministry of Defence owns seven villages. On 1st October 1984 the defence estate consisted of 530,000 acres of freehold and 27,658 acres of leasehold land. At that date a further 32,402 acres of freehold and 12,127 acres of leasehold foreshore were also held.