HC Deb 26 November 1973 vol 865 cc26-7W
Mr. Dormand

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many acres of derelict land have been reclaimed in each of the last three years in Durham County, the Northern Region, and the United Kingdom, respectively.

Mr. Graham Page

According to the annual derelict land surveys in England the acreages restored in the years mentioned were :

1970 1971 1972
Durham (Administrative County and County Boroughs) 422 805 973
Northern Economic Planning Region 762 1,505 1,788
England 3,645 4,792 5,360

Information about land reclaimed in Scotland and Wales is a matter for my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Scotland and my right hon. and learned Friend the Secretary of State for Wales respectively.

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