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Volume 972: debated on Monday 29 October 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment when he expects to approve the structure plan for Hartlepool; and if he will indicate the powers which the Hartlepool council will have, following approval, to modify or alter within its boundaries the areas of land designated for light and heavy engineering, the boundaries of those areas, and the provision of green zones to meet the needs of the residential environment.

As soon as possible before the end of the year. Hartlepool borough council will then be able to consider and adopt a local plan to replace the old development plan for its area.

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what will be the total sum allocated to the Hartlepool council for housing investment in the current financial year programme; and how this compares with the financial year 1978–79 in real terms.

Hartlepool's 1979–80 housing investment programme allocation of £6·105 million is about 10 per cent. more, in real terms, than the authority's 1978–79 allocation.