HC Deb 26 January 1948 vol 446 c109W
Colonel Stoddart-Scott

asked the Minister of Town and Country Planning if he is aware that it is proposed to establish a permanent small-arms range on the Burley part of Ilkley Moor; that this suggested range affects 500 acres and is to be used chiefly at weekends; and will he do everything possible to keep open the moor especially at weekends so that the people who live in the West Riding towns and cities may have use of it, especially in view of the fact that much of the Ilkley Moor is still closed to the public owing to the suspected presence of unexploded bombs.

Mr. Silkin

I would refer the hon. Member to the replies given by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for War on 20th January.

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