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Horsecleave Quarry, Bampton (Planning Appeal)

Volume 931: debated on Thursday 12 May 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the cause of the delay in announcing the result of the planning appeal concerning the use of a quarry at Bampton, Devon, known as Horsecleave Quarry, the inquiry having been held on 28th June 1976; and when he will announce his decision.

The delay has been caused by the increased number of mineral inquiry cases coming to the Department for decision during the past year. The Horsecleave Quarry appeal has raised issues of some complexity but it is now

March 1975, between March 1975 and March 1976 and between March 1976 and March 1977.

The percentage increases in the general index of retail prices and in the monthly index of average earnings were:at an advance stage of consideration and my right hon. Friend's decision will be issued as soon as possible.