HC Deb 12 December 1967 vol 756 cc91-2W
79. Mr. Lipton

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government which counties have complied with the requirement of the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949 to complete the survey of footpaths, bridleways and old tracks; which counties have not yet complied; and what action he is taking to enforce compliance.

Mr. Skeffington

Definitive maps cannot be published until all disputes have been resolved, but recent progress towards completion of the survey has been good. Every effort is being made to expedite matters and my right hon. Friend has directed one county (York- shire East Riding) to publish its definitive map by the end of the year.

Following is the available information:

Counties which have completed definitive maps for the whole of their area:
Berkshire Rutland
Buckinghamshire Shropshire
Cumberland Staffordshire
Dorset Suffolk (East)
Durham Suffolk (West)
Essex Surrey
Hampshire Sussex (East)
Herefordshire Warwickshire
Isle of Wight Westmorland
Lancashire Wiltshire
Leicestershire Worcestershire
Lincoln (Parts of Holland) Yorkshire (North Riding)
Lincoln (Parts of Kesteven) Anglesey
Norfolk Cardiganshire
Northamptonshire Flintshire
Northumberland Merioneth
Oxfordshire Pembrokeshire
Counties which have completed definitive maps for the whole of their area:
Bedfordshire Kent
Cambridge and the Isle of Ely Lincoln (Parts of Lindsey)
Cheshire Nottinghamshire
Cornwall Somerset
Derbyshire Sussex (West)
Gloucestershire Yorkshire (West Riding)
Huntingdon and Peterborough Carmarthenshire
Counties still without definitive maps:
Caernarvonshire Glamorgan
Denbighshire Montgomeryshire
Yorkshire (East Riding)