§ 31 and 32. Dr. John Dunwoody
asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government what is the total acreage of spoil heaps in England; and what percentage of this derelict land is in Cornwall;
(2) for what acreage of spoil heaps in England there are plans for reclamation; and what percentage of the area is in Cornwall.
§ Mr. MacColl
Information from local authorities shows that there were 33,014 acres of derelict spoil heaps in England at 31st December, 1965, of which 13,682 acres or 41 per cent. were in Cornwall. Local authorities considered that 17,795 acres of these spoil heaps justified treatment, of which 1,763 acres or 10 per cent. were in Cornwall.