HC Deb 09 June 1986 vol 99 cc4-5
2. Mr. Wigley

asked the Secretary of State for Wales when he next plans to meet the officers or members of Cyngor Dosbarth Dwyfor about the housing priorities for the area.

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales (Mr. Mark Robinson)

I have no present plans to do so. However, the head of my Department's housing division met the chairman and members of the authority together with the chief executive and other officers last week.

Mr. Wigley

When the head of the Department's housing division met the officers and members of the Cyngor Dosbarth Dwyfor last week, did he understand that it was not Dwyfor's priority to build 700 second homes at Morfa Bychan on land that is designated as a site of special scientific interest by the Welsh Office? That scheme is contrary to the local plan approved by the Welsh Office and to the wishes of the local people. What will the Welsh Office do to safeguard the local community from the ravages of those property speculators?

Mr. Robinson

The hon. Gentleman will be aware from our correspondence that that is a matter for the local planning authority, Dwyfor district council. Under section 45 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1971 the authority can make an order to revoke the outline planning permission granted in 1964.