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Loch Doon

Volume 15: debated on Wednesday 16 December 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will announce his decision on the Loch Doon planning appeal.

In the light of the reorientation of the geological research programme for heat generating wastes referred to in the reply given today by my right hon. Friend the Minister for Local Government and Environmental Services, and the decision that exploratory drilling will not be needed for this purpose for the time being, I am dismissing the appeal and refusing planning permission. My decision will be issued shortly.