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Planning Permission: Green Belt

Volume 461: debated on Wednesday 20 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many Green Belt areas in (a) the South East and (b) the South West of England received permission for development in 2006-07 as a result of appeals allowed by (i) planning inspectors and (ii) her. (142685)

The number of appeals in the Green Belt during the period from 1 April 2006 to 31 March 2007 which have been allowed and, for contextual purposes, dismissed, can be seen as follows:

Decisions taken by Planning Inspectors

Allowed

Dismissed

Total

South West

51

144

195

South East

15

43

58

Total

66

187

253

Decisions taken by the Secretary of State

Allowed

Dismissed

Total

South West

0

0

0

South East

1

1

2

Total

1

1

2