HC Deb 09 February 1956 vol 548 cc214-5W
Lieut.-Colonel Bromley-Davenport

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government whether he will give details of the number of appeals by advertising interests dealt with during 1955 under the Control of Advertisements Regulations, 1948; how many of these appeals were dealt with at public hearings and by correspondence, respectively; how many, in each group referred, respectively, to posters, including bulletin boards but not trade signs, public information panels, and to trade signs on the premises of the occupiers concerned; and how many of

Type of advertisement Total number of appeals decided Number dealt with by hearing Number dealt with by correspondence (a)
Dismissed Allowed Dismissed Allowed
Posters 1,410 59 19 987 345
Public Information Panels 126 49 77
Trade Signs (b) 493 12 14 263 204
(26) (1) (10) (15)
TOTALS 2,029 104 1,925
(a) Including cases in which the site was visited by an officer of the Department accompanied by representatives of both parties to the appeal.
(b) The figures shown in brackets relate to appeals regarding direction signs not on the trader's premises.