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Volume 502: debated on Wednesday 16 December 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the written statement of 24 November 2009, Official Report, column 38WS, on departmental expenditure limit (2009-10), what the unfunded legal challenges on planning that have required the £400,000 of funding were; and for what reasons each such challenge was made. (307215)

In 2008 appeals were submitted against non-determination of three planning applications for sustainable urban extensions in Daventry. Funding was provided to enable West Northamptonshire Development Corporation (WNDC) to be represented at the inquiry. Further details of the appeals are published on the WNDC website: