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New Town Corporations

Volume 982: debated on Tuesday 1 April 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list the names of new town corporations, and, against each one, state whether it has achieved its population target.

None of the English new towns under development corporations has reached its population targets. A list of the English new towns under development corporations can be found in House of Commons Paper 289 of Session 1979–80. Four Eng- lish new towns are under the Commission for the New Towns—Crawley, Hatfield, Hemel Hempstead, Welwyn Garden City; of these only Crawley has reached its original target.