HC Deb 31 March 1976 vol 908 cc480-1W
Mr. Cormack

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he will make a statement on the future of the National Parks.

Mr. Dennis Howell

I would draw the hon. Member's attention to the statement I made on 12th January in reply to a Question by my hon. Friend the Member for Stockport, North (Mr. Bennett)—[Vol. 903, c. 9–10.]—I am sending the hon. Member a copy of Circular DOE 4/76, which contains the Government's conclusions on the Report of the National Park Policies Review Committee—the Sandford Report.