§ Mr. Barry Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what is his policy concerning(a) green barriers and (b) green belts. 
§ Mr. Win Griffiths
Planning Guidance (Wales): Planning Policy, May 1996, encourages local planning authorities to consider designating Green Belts in the more heavily populated parts of Wales, and I have written to each authority asking them to give the matter serious260W consideration. Local planning authorities may include appropriate policies and proposals for green barriers in their development plans.