§ Mr. Colvin
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what information he has as to the percentage of planning appeals which were successful (a) in total and (b) expressed as a percentage of the total number of planning applications in the areas covered by (i) the Test Valley borough council and (ii) the New Forest district council in the years 1979 to 1985.
§ Mr. Tracey
The information, so far as it is available, is as follows:
Planning appeals allowed expressed as a proportion of those decided England Per cent. Test Valley Per cent. New Forest Per cent. 1979 29 * * 1980 31 * * 1981 33 * * 1982 31 * * 1983 32 * * 1984 32 †35 ‡26 1985 37 ||42 ¶38 * No information on appeals decisions broken down by district councils is available for the years 1979 to 1983. †19 appeals allowed. ‡ appeals allowed. || appeals allowed. ¶50 appeals allowed.