HC Deb 14 December 1950 vol 482 cc210-1W
132. Mr. Sorensen

asked the Minister of Town and Country Planning the approximate acreage of land in Essex within 15 miles from London and apart from areas covered by the new towns which is held to be suitable for house-building; and an estimate of the total number of housing units that could be erected on that acreage.

Mr. Dalton

I cannot give the information asked for. It is for the local planning authority, the Essex County Council, to determine, in the first instance, the allocation of land for housing and the densities.

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