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Derelict Land

Volume 23: debated on Tuesday 4 May 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he has any further plans to give extra financial aid to local authorities in Wales for the clearance of derelict land; and if he will make a statement.

We are satisfied that the resources available to the Welsh Development Agency will enable it to continue with the clearance of derelict land on a worthwhile scale. With my right hon. Friend's approval, the agency recently announced a new programme of land reclamation which is to cost about £16 million in coining years.