HC Deb 02 May 1972 vol 836 c115W
Mr. Knox

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the average cost of acquiring and reclaiming an acre of derelict land in Staffordshire.

Mr. Graham Page:

The average gross cost per acre, including land acquisition, of derelict land reclamation schemes in Staffordshire approved by the Department since 1st April, 1971, was £1,678. The costs of individual schemes ranged from about £600 an acre to about £14,000 an acre.