§ Mr. Ellis Smith
asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs if he will state in the OFFICIAL REPORT the names of local authorities who have applied for financial grants for the clearance of derelict sites, the kinds of schemes proposed,
APPLICATIONS UNDER SECTION 5, LOCAL EMPLOYMENT ACT, 1960 Local Authority Type of Scheme Act under which scheme is being carried out APPROVED Camborne - Redruth U.D.C. Levelling of waste dumps for industrial sites Town and Country Planning Act, 1947 Felling U.D.C. Clearance of chemical and colliery waste deposits for industrial sites. Town and Country Planning Act, 1947 Hetton-le-Hole U.D.C. Demolition of colliery buildings, removing foundations, levelling spoil heaps for industrial sites. Town and Country Planning Act, 1947 Ilfracombe U.D.C. Demolishing derelict farm buildings for industrial site Town and Country Planning Act, 1947 Margate B.C. Filling disused railway cutting, removing embankment, and demolishing a bridge to provide additional land for industry. Not yet decided Sheerness U.D.C. Demolition of derelict buildings and clearance of five small sites for industry. Town and Country Planning Act, 1947 Sunderland C.B.C. Removing old railway embankment and filling low lying land for industrial sites. Town and Country Planning Act, 1947 Washington U.D.C. Levelling of old quarry filled with waste for recreation ground. Public Health Act, 1875. Workington B.C. (1) Levelling of waste land for sports field and open space Open Spaces Act, 1906 (2) Removal of small shale heap for open space Open Spaces Act, 1906 (3) Levelling sites of demolished buildings for open space Open Spaces Act, 1906 (4) Demolishing derelict industrial buildings for open space. Not yet decided Gelligaer U.D.C. Levelling of slag heaps and ash dumps for industrial sites and a new road. Town and Country Planning Act, 1947 UNDER CONSIDERATION Blyth B.C Six derelict sites to be improved in appearance or brought into use. Various Jarrow B.C. Extending a culvert, filling and levelling scrub land for industrial site. Jarrow Improvement Act, 1939 Spennymoor U.D.C. Derelict ironworks site to be cleared, levelled and provided with soil for housing estate and open space. Housing Act, 1957 Llangefni U.D.C. Demolition and clearance of derelict buildings and site for car park and new road. Highways Act, 1959 Rhondda B.C. (1) Clearance of colliery waste for industrial, housing, etc. sites. Not yet decided (2) Clearance of colliery waste for industrial sites Not yet decided Vaynor and Pederyn R.D.C. Levelling and filling of tipped land for open space Physical Training and Recreation Act, 1937
under which Act of Parliament each scheme is being carried out; and if he will state the names of local authorities who have applied for assistance which was refused and the kind of scheme they proposed.
§ Mr. Rippon
The information requested is as follows:145W
Local Authority Type of Scheme Act under which scheme is being carried out REJECTED Durham C.C. Demolition of part-building, levelling of rubble, tree-planting at Auckland Park Colliery. Not applicable Hartlepool B.C. Soiling and seeding site of gun battery, previously cleared Not applicable Kirkby U.D.C. Twelve sites to be levelled, drained, provided with soil, grass, trees, etc. for playing fields, parks, recreation facilities, etc. Not applicable Jarrow B.C. River to be diverted in culvert and derelict site to be levelled for industry. Not applicable Tow Law U.D.C. Planting of trees and hedge on slag heaps Not applicable St. Ives B.C. Clearance of derelict war time buildings to improve the beauty of the coastline. Not applicable Amlwch U.D.C. Repairing and improving harbour Not applicable Burry Port U.D.C. Construction of access road and sewers to the Old Harbour Not applicable Caernarvon C.C. Clearance of scrub land for industry Not applicable Merthyr Tydfil C.B.C. Culverting a brook Not applicable Mynyddislwyn U.D.C. Construction of new road across site of disused tram road Not applicable