§ Mr. Jessel
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what was the average length of time between the notice of decision to call in the planning application and the date of the commencement of the public inquiry in 19 cases of London call-ins since 1987 listed in his reply to the hon. Member for Twickenham on 22 October 1990,Official Report, columns 37–38.
§ Sir George Young
The time between call-in and inquiry in those cases varied between four and 39 weeks, the average being just under 25 weeks.