HC Deb 08 March 1965 vol 708 c25W
76. Mr. Corfield

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government what is the acreage in rural areas of former Service installations where there are no prospects of development for either residential, commercial or industrial use, but where the land is rendered useless for agriculture by the continued existence of runways, roads, building foundations, and such things; and what proposals he has for the reclamation of such areas and their return to productive use.

Mr. MacColl

I regret that the information is not available. Local authorities have powers where any land in their area is derelict to carry out such work as appears to them expedient to enable the land to be brought into use or improved in appearance.

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