HC Deb 19 December 1973 vol 866 c348W
Mr. William Edwards

asked the Secretary of State for Wales what is the average time of lapse between notification of appeal and hearing of the appeal and the convening of the decision in respect of written and oral planning appeals in Wales.

Mr. Peter Thomas

The following periods relate to planning appeals handled over the last six months.

Secretary of State's Decisions (weeks) Inspectors Decisions (weeks)
Inquiry Cases
Receipt to Inquiry 43 43
Inquiry to decision 23 10
66 53
Written Cases
Receipt to decision 45 34