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Travelling People: Caravan Sites

Volume 506: debated on Wednesday 24 February 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for Meriden of 19 January 2010, Official Report, column 297W, on travelling people: caravan sites, if he will place in the Library a copy of the (a) planning and enforcement appeal rulings made by the Planning Inspectorate that resulted in the appeal being granted in part or in full and (b) representations of 24 February 2009. (317813)

Information in respect of (a) has been deposited in the Library of the House. This shows which of the 75 planning and enforcement appeals on the previous list have been allowed by the Planning Inspectorate either in part or in full. These decisions, for appeals lodged by Green Planning Solutions, can be retrieved from the Planning Portal on

In respect of (b), the meeting of the 24 February 2009 was arranged following general issues raised in procedural correspondence over a number of appeals. The agenda, summarised in my previous reply, has also been deposited in the Library of the House. I am advised that no formal notes were made during or after the meeting, but the meeting lasted for about an hour and discussion was general and related directly to the agenda items. No specific and current appeal casework was mentioned.