§ 41. Mr. Pavitt
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the average time taken between receiving a request from a London borough for his approval of a compulsory purchase order and the communication of his decision; if he will take steps to speed the process; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Speed
For compulsory purchase orders made by the London boroughs under the Housing Acts, 1957–1969, the average time taken to communicate the86W
total amount spent upon anti-pollution activity by each river authority in England and Wales; and how much this represents per person in each of the areas concerned, in 1971 or in the last full year for which details are available.