To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, how many planning appeals are awaiting a Ministerial decision as of 11 July 2022; and what the average turnaround time is for those appeals.
There are currently three recovered planning appeals awaiting a Ministerial decision. There are also two called in planning applications awaiting a Ministerial decision. We do not collect data on the average time taken to decide these cases. All such decisions are published on: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/planning-applications-called-in-decisions-and-recovered-appeals.