§ Lord Alport
asked Her Majesty's Government:
How many applications from district councils to adopt the model by-laws on straw and stubble burning have been received by the Home Office as at 1st August 1984; how many have been approved; how many have been revised and how many are still being processed by the department.864WA
§ The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord Elton)
The position as at noon on 30th July was as follows:
In addition, provisional approval has been given to the by-laws proposed by a further 48 authorities, and it is expected that these will shortly be submitted for confirmation.
(a) Number of applications received for confirmation of by-laws .. .. .. 141 (b) Number of applications approved .. 130 (c) Number of defective applications returned to local authorities for revision 11 (d) Outstanding applications .. .. NIL