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Planning Appeals (Costs)

Volume 932: debated on Tuesday 24 May 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment in how many cases in each of the last seven years applications for costs against local planning authorities have been made by successful appellants against the refusals of planning permission; and in how many of those cases those applications for costs have been approved.

The information is as follows:

YearNumber of costs applications Number approved in whole or in part
1971548
19724411
19733911
19744515
19758525
19768825
The data for 1970 is not in a suitable form for figures to be produced for that year.