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Public Inquiries (Inspectors)

Volume 976: debated on Tuesday 18 December 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether it is normal procedure for local authorities to discuss the appointment of inspectors to local public inquiries with officials of his Department; and what rules cover this.

No. The normal practice is for the Department alone to appoint inspectors to hold inquiries into planning appeals.