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British Railways (Land)

Volume 975: debated on Tuesday 11 December 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what discussions he has had with the chairman of British Railways regarding the sale of its waste land.

My right hon. Friend the Minister for Local Government and Environmental Services met the chairman in July. They discussed ideas for registering public bodies' land to make known what is available and so bring about its re-use. Provisions to that effect appear in the Local Government, Planning and Land Bill.