Oral Answers to Questions — Environment

– in the House of Commons on 6 May 1981.

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    asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will advise local authorities to review their staffing establishment in their planning departments.

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    asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what is his estimate of the total income from council house sales in 1980–81 that councils will be able to devote to new house building.

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    asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he is satisfied that local planning authorities generally are adopting positive attitudes in determining planning applications, with particular...

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    asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what are the latest house building figures, starts and completions; and if he will make a statement.

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    asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what representations he has received for the inclusion of water rates in the rebate scheme.