HC Deb 04 June 1996 vol 278 c411W
26. Mr. William O'Brien

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what response he has received from planning authorities to his new proposals for planning appeals; and if he will make a statement. [29798]

Mr. Robert B. Jones

Responses to the Department's recent draft circular on planning appeal procedures have been received from the main local authority associations in England and from nine local planning authorities. Responses have also been received from around 80 other organisations.