§ Mr. Franks
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many appeals against planning decisions by local planning authorities in Cumbria have been made to him for each year since 1974; if he will list these by each local planning authority; and if he will also list the number of appeals allowed against each authority.
§ Mr. Tracey
The number of appeals against planning decisions by local planning authorities in Cumbria received in the calendar years 1984 and 1985, the earliest period for which information is available, the number decided and the number allowed were:
Remedial measures were quickly applied by the Thames water authority, which has assured the Department that there is not likely to be any long-term effect on fish stocks.