HC Deb 22 April 1975 vol 890 c264W
Mr. Woof

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what he estimates to be the total acreage of derelict land in the counties of Northumberland and Durham; and how much of this figure is capable of reclamation.

Mr. Oakes

The latest available information, from the Local Authority Survey showing the position as at 1st April 1974, is as follows:

Total acreage Amount justifying reclamation
Northumberland 5,958 4,053
Durham 7,675 6,536