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Public Requests Ordering Disposal

Volume 451: debated on Wednesday 1 November 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many public requests ordering disposal have been received by the Government in each year since 1997; and how many such orders were made in each year. (94868)

Since 1997, the Government have received 14 public requests ordering disposal under Section 98 of the Local Government Planning and Land Act 1980. The following table shows the year in which each request was received:

Number of requests

1997

2

1998

0

1999

0

2000

3

2001

0

2002

0

2003

0

2004

1

2005

5

2006

3

None of these requests resulted in a direction being issued.