HC Deb 09 February 1962 vol 653 c93W
Mr. Russell

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs on what he bases his estimate that boroughs of 200,000 inhabitants and over in the Greater London area will make for higher standards and greater economy in administration than those of the size suggested by the Royal Commission.

Type of Advertisement Total Number of appeals decided Dealt with by Hearing Dealt with by correspondence(a)
Dismissed Allowed Dismissed Allowed
Posters 840 27 10 653 150
Public Information panels 69 48 21
Trade Signs(b) 703 9 7 432 255
(74) (3) (1) (56) (14)
Totals 1,612 53 1,559
(a) In all these cases the site was visited by an officer of the Department; in some cases he was accompanied by representatives of both parties to the appeal.
(b) The figures in brackets relate to appeals for direction signs not on the trader's premises.