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Green Belt

Volume 496: debated on Wednesday 15 July 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what area of land designated as green belt in each county in 1997 has since been dedesignated; and what area of land has been designated as green belt since 1997. (286473)

The information requested is not held centrally. However, statistics on the area of green belt land are published in Local Planning Authority Green Belt Statistics: England 2008-09 which can be found at:

http://www.communities.gov.uk/publications/corporate/statistics/lagreenbelt2008

The table in Annex 4 provides estimates of the area of green belt by region for 1997 and 2008-09, and for selected intervening years.