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Derelict Land Grant

Volume 205: debated on Tuesday 10 March 1992

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list the provisional allocations of the derelict land grant for 1992–93 in England and Wales in descending order according to the size of the grant, within the following categories (a) shire county councils, (b) metropolitan district councils, (c) other district councils, (d) planning boards and (e) others.

The information requested for England is as shown in the table. Derelict land reclamation in Wales is the responsibility of the Secretary of State for Wales.

Provisional Allocations of Derelict Land Grant—1992–93 (a) Shire County Councils
Region and CouncilAmount £
EM Nottinghamshire2,631,000
EM Derbyshire2,597,000
NW Cheshire2,000,000
NR Northumberland1,700,000
NR Durham1,500,000
WM Shropshire1,257,000
EM Leicestershire873,000
WM Staffordshire601,000
SW Cornwall400,000
NW Lancashire300,000
NR Cleveland120,000
WM Warwickshire29,000

(b) Metropolitan District Councils

Region and council

Amount (£)

YH Rotherham5,149,396
WM Walsall3,838,000
WM Dudley2,780,000
NW Salford2,680,000
YH Doncaster2,150,783
YH Calderdale2,000,000
WM Wolverhampton1,981,000
NR Gateshead1,700,000
NR Sunderland1,700,000
YH Barnsley1,646,964
NW Wigan1,500,000
YH Wakefield1,498,000
MT Liverpool1,450,000
WM Sandwell1,426,000
NW Oldham1,250,000
WM Birmingham1,224,000
MT Sefton1,200,000
NW Tamcside1,200,000
NW Manchester1,200,000
YH Kirklecs980,000
MT St. Helens975,000
NR North Tyneside750,000
NW Bolton660,000
NW Bury660,000
MT Knowsley650,000
YH Sheffield559,929
NW Stockport500,000
NR Newcastle upon Tyne450,000
MT Wirral400,000
YH Bradford396,000
NW Rochdale310,000
YH Leeds250,000
NR South Tyneside200,000
NW Trafford150,000
LR Tower Hamlets110,000
LR Barking and Dagenham70,000
LR Newham55,838
LR Lewisham51,475
LR Waltham Forest47,157
LR Greenwich35,000
WM Coventry25,000

(c) Other District Councils

Region and Council


YH Glandford3,000,000
NW Barrow-in-Furness2,000,000
SW Kerrier2,000,000
EM Corby1,927,000
MT Ellesmere Port and Neston1,650,000
WM Newcastle-under-Lyme1,614,000
MT Halton1,275,000
EM Mansfield1,168,000
EM Erewash1,000,000
NW Carlisle900,000
NW Copeland900,000
WM The Wrekin773,000
NR Darlington700,000
WM Stoke-on-Trent695,000
NW Bury660,000
EM Nottingham600,000
NR Middlesbrough550,000
SW Bath530,000
WM Cannock Chase511,000
NR Stockton-on-Tees500,000
NR Hartlepool500,000
NW Lancaster500,000
NR Wear Valley350,000
EM Lincoln334,000
NR Easington325,000
NW Preston300,000
EM Derbyshire Dales260,000

Region and Council

Amount £

NR Langbaurgh250,000
SW Carrick250,000
SW Restormel250,000
EM Amber Valley235,000
EM North East Derbyshire204,000
NW Pendle200,000
NW Blackburn200,000
NW West Lancashire200,000
NW Hyndburn200,000
NW Burnley200,000
NW Ribble Valley200,000
NW Vale Royal200,000
NW Warrington200,000
NW Chorley200,000
NR Sedgefield160,000
NW Macclesfield150,000
YH Boothferry140,000
NR Derwentside135,000
NW Eden130,000
EM Chesterfield122,000
YH Great Grimsby106,383
EM Leicester106,000
WM Lichfield103,000
NR Blyth Valley100,000
NW Congleton100,000
NW South Lakeland100,000
SW Caradon100,000
SW Plymouth100,000
EM Bolsover80,000
EM Newark and Sherwood77,000
YH Kingston upon Hull62,386
NW Chester60,000
SW Penwith60,000
WM Staffordshire Moorlands51,000
EM Daventry50,000
NW Crewe and Nantwich50,000
YH Richmondshirc40,000
WM Oswestry33,000
EM Gedling27,000
EM Derby25,000
EM Rushcliffe25,000
EM Ashfield24,000
SW North Cornwall20,000
SW Thamesdown20,000
NW Blackpool18,000
NR Durham10,000
YH York10,000
SW Torbay8,000
EM South Derbyshire7,000
WM Tamworth6,000
EM North West Leicestershire5,000
SW Woodspring1,200
WM South Staffordshire1,000
SW Teignbridge400

(d) Planning Boards


Amount £

EM Peak National Park Joint Planning Board71,000
YH North York Moors National Park10,060

(e) Others

Provisional allocations are not made other than to local authorities and planning boards.