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South Downs Landscape (Protection)

Volume 531: debated on Thursday 28 October 1954

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asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government what steps his Department is taking to preserve the South Downs as one of the most ancient beauty spots of southern England.

Proposals have been made in the relevant development plans for the protection of the South Downs as an area of special landscape value. My predecessor has already approved one such proposal for part of the area; the remainder are under consideration.