HC Deb 14 November 1979 vol 973 c668W
Mr. Nicholas Baker

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment when he expects to announce the conclusions of the current review of the procedure for designating parts of the countryside as areas of outstanding natural beauty.

Mr. Monro

The review is being carried out by the Countryside Commission, which does not expect to be ready to announce its conclusions before the summer of 1980.