Orders of the Day — Long Ashton (Green Belt)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:04 am on 10th November 1999.

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Photo of Liam Fox Liam Fox Shadow Secretary of State for Health 12:04 am, 10th November 1999

I am not challenging the independence of inspectors per se. My specific question was why, if six earlier inquiries had come to the same conclusion that development should not go ahead, the Secretary of State agreed that house building should occur in this case? What was different about this inspector's conclusions?