§ Mr. David Howell
asked the Minister of Public Building and Works if he will state the date on which contracts were let and the date of completion of the new savings certificate and Save As You Earn building at Durham, and the actual or estimated total cost of this building to public funds, showing separately the cost of the land.
§ Mr. John Silkin
The main contract was let in September, 1965. Phase I of the building was completed in June, 1967 and Phase II in May, 1969. The cost of construction was £2¾ million and the cost of the land £67,100.