HC Deb 12 December 1985 vol 88 c775W
Mr. Wheeler

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how much unused land for disposal is recorded in the Land Registry; and if he will make a statement.

Sir George Young

At the end of October just under 100,000 acres of land were recorded on the registers of unused and underused land. At the time of registration, the owners of about 44 per cent. of the land now on the registers stated that it was their intention to dispose of it.

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