HC Deb 10 May 1999 vol 331 cc31-2W
Mr. Spring

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many planning applications for the sale of school playing fields have(a) been considered and (b) been objected to by Sport England since 25 February; and if he will list them. [81801]

Mr. Banks

[holding answer 28 April 1999]: Since 25 February Sport England has considered 45 planning applications in respect of school playing fields and objected in 4 cases. Of the remaining 41 planning applications, 16 are still undergoing assessment by Sport England. The list of planning applications is as follows:

Region Site name
London Horsenden School, Ealing Ashmole School, Barnet
East Midlands Pingle School, Swadlincote St. Peter's and St. Paul's, Lincoln Daventry Tertiary College Trinity Higher Comp., Nottingham

Region Site name
South Lord Grey School, Milton Keynes St. Bernard's School, Basingstoke Sandmills School, Oxford Hailey Borough School, Windsor Grange School, Aylesbury Furze Down School, Aylesbury Wycombe Abbey School Queen Anne's Reading Southwold Primary Bishop Lovett Middle School Queen Dyke School, West Oxon St. Leonard's Primary, Cherwell West Berkshire Education Centre Ryde High School, Isle of Wight Shaw House School Westgate School, Winchester Oriel College, Oxford
North Queen Katherine School, Kendal Walkerden Special School, Newcastle Ehenside School, Cleator Moor Haughton Comprehensive, Darlington Cumwhinton Primary School, Cumbria
East Elmstead Primary School Moulsham School, Chelmsford Market Field School, Elmstead Sir Fredrick Osbourne, Welwyn Surlingham CP School Litcham HS Station Road, Harpenden (off site)
North West Our Lady Reconciliation HS, Liverpool Ribbleton High School, Preston Hyde High School Former Stanney Grant Infant School Shepherd Cross Primary School, Bolton
West Midlands Aldersley High School, Wolverhampton Broad Heath School, Coventry Cockshut Hill School, Birmingham
South West Sedgemoore Manor Junior School, Bridgwater
South East Deburgh School, Tadworth