HC Deb 20 December 1989 vol 164 c325W
Mr. Pendry

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what guidelines his Department has issued which advise local authorities on when to be ready to defend their decisions on papers which have been lodged with his Department.

Mr. Moynihan

Guidelines to local planning authorities on procedures for the conduct of planning appeals are set out in Department of the Environment circulars 18/86, 11/87 and 10/88, copies of which are in the Library.