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Ibsley Control Tower

Volume 455: debated on Thursday 18 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport for what reasons the listing application for Ibsley Control Tower has been referred to the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport, the hon. Member for Tottenham (Mr. Lammy), for decision; and if she will make a statement. (116518)

All listing recommendations are forwarded by English Heritage to the Department for a decision. While English Heritage receives applications, assesses buildings and makes recommendations, responsibility for decisions on whether or not to list a building remains, under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990, with the Secretary of State.

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport when a decision will be made on the listing application for Ibsley Control Tower; and if she will make a statement. (116519)

My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State has received advice from English Heritage and will be making a decision shortly.