HC Deb 14 November 1990 vol 180 c157W
25. Mr. Sayeed

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how much derelict land has been reclaimed through the use of derelict land grant and the activity of the urban development corporations.

Mr. Atkins

Figures for the amount of land reclaimed with the aid of derelict land grant before 1974 are not available. In the period 1974–75 to 1989–90 a total of 20,366 hectares was reclaimed. Urban development corporations have reclaimed over 1,200 hectares in their areas since designation.