HC Deb 28 February 1996 vol 272 c611W
Mr. Vaz

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how many planning inquiries are awaiting determination by(a) inspectors and (b) local authorities. [17091]

Sir Paul Beresford

Following local inquiries, 73 planning appeals in England are currently awaiting decision by inspectors, and 41 planning appeals and 42 called in planning applications are awaiting decision by my right hon. Friend following receipt of the inspector's report.