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Planning (London)

Volume 449: debated on Tuesday 25 July 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many planning enforcement notices were issued in each London borough in each year since 1997. (87278)

The number of planning enforcement notices issued in each London borough in each year since 1997 is presented in the following table:

Formal enforcement notices issued by London borough councils 1997 to 2005

Council name

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

City of London

2

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

Barking and Dagenham

9

5

1

5

14

15

20

12

16

Barnet

51

36

38

47

42

27

53

67

97

Bexley

24

1

15

5

10

4

6

9

15

Brent

71

64

119

103

85

104

101

117

157

Bromley

123

128

105

105

87

101

65

111

115

Camden

64

67

73

105

62

64

41

47

27

Croydon

23

19

32

11

25

30

13

14

42

Ealing

11

39

26

30

44

46

31

59

46

Enfield

46

40

42

29

27

14

18

64

88

Greenwich

19

14

54

47

38

28

34

22

41

Hackney

0

9

19

0 (3)

n/a (0)

9

24

16

0

Hammersmith and Fulham

30

25

65

48

54

45

39

52

31

Haringey

21

44

37

50

54

73

65

66

91

Harrow

43

21

27

9

13

22

13

8

10

Havering

17

14

13

8

8

11

16

22

20

Hillingdon

10

12

7 (2)

(0)

7 (3)

0

0

0

0 (3)

Hounslow

9

34

43

54

30

56

51

8

38

Islington

32

33

21

17

49

94

40

27

51

Kensington and Chelsea

58

53

53

45

34

53

66

84

38 (3)

Kingston upon Thames

13

9

10 (3)

12

20

17

23

36

13

Lambeth

12

41

18

21

32

19

31

26

43

Lewisham

7

6

2 (1)

7 (3)

3

7

18

26

28

Merton

5 (3)

5

0

8

7

7

22

20

16

Newham1

53

25

24

9

1

25

18

14

73

Redbridge

35

24

55

26

21

19

0

1

10

Richmond upon Thames

14

31

10

22

21

33

39

17

58

Southwark1

12

15

5

6

4

7

9

26

9

Sutton

13

2 (3)

14

11

9

10

20

11

19

Tower Hamlets1

0

1

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

Waltham Forest

28

28

39

0

27

31

4

36

45

Wandsworth

8

7

1

5

10

8

19

40

15

City of Westminster

75

37

67

102

84

104

104

164

156

Total

938

889

1,036

947

922

1,083

1,004

1,222

1,408

n/a = Not available.

1 These councils included areas within London Dockland Development Corporation, however the statistics exclude enforcement within the LDDC. The LDDC served no enforcement notice during 1997 or 1998 when the LDDC was wound up.

Note:

The number in parenthesis indicates how many quarters were reported.

Source:

DCLG General Development Control Return, PS1.