Mr. John D. Taylor
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what proposals there are for the future use of the former headquarters of the Southern Area Health Board at Carn, Craigavon; and if she will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Worthington
The former Southern Health and Social Services Board Headquarters at 20 Seagoe Industrial Estate, Portadown was vacated and became surplus to requirements at the end of 1996. In accordance with Government procedures for the disposal of surplus land and property, the site and the portable buildings were advertised for sale on the open market in January 1997. A sale was agreed and the legal formalities were concluded on 21 March 1997.