§ Mr. Thurnham
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment when he plans to hold a public inquiry into the ownership of the common land known as the village green at Brick Back, Bromley Cross, Bolton; what representations he has received about this land; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Baldry
The ownership of the land at Brick Back, which has been registered as village green, has been referred to a commons commissioner, in accordance with section 8 of the Commons Registration Act 1965. A commissioner will hear evidence on ownership at a hearing to be held on 12 February 1991 at Bolton town hall. To date a number of representations have been received from Bromley Cross residents, four of whom claim to have knowledge of the ownership of the land.