HC Deb 05 December 1997 vol 302 cc399-400W
Mr. Yeo

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions when it became automatic for planning appeals for proposed developments involving more than 150 houses or flats to be called in for his own determination. [19037]

Mr. Raynsford

[holding answer 4 December 1997]Planning appeals for proposed developments involving 150 or more houses are recovered for determination by my right hon. Friend under criteria set out in paragraph 36 of the Government's response to the Fifth Report from the Environment Committee, Session 1985–86 (Cmnd. 43). This was published in December 1986.