§ Mr. Oswald
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will take steps to avoid a recurrence of the situation 162W amounted to £24,262. I have no means of knowing the costs of parties to these inquiries.
§ Mr. Steele
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give the number of appeals made to him under the Town and Country Planning Acts for the last four years; how many were the subject of local public inquiries; how many were allowed outright; how many were allowed subject to conditions by him; and how many were dismissed.
§ Mr. Noble
During the four years 1959–1962, 1,231 appeals against the refusal or conditional grant of planning permission were received and 595 inquiries were held. Appeals determined during that time were disposed of as follows:
Sustained unconditionally 102 Sustained conditionally 161 Dismissed 346 Withdrawn 538 Total 1,147