§ 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