§ Mr. Roderick
asked the Secretary of State for Wales, with reference to page 62 of Command Paper No. 5645, "Cymru: Wales 1973", if he will publish in the OFFICIAL REPORT a breakdown of the 11,500 acres of land available for housing in the form of Table 2 of the Department of the Environment Circular 102/ 72.
§ Mr. John Morris
The Welsh Office issued a separate Circular, 234/72, on land availability. The information derived from the returns of that circular is as follows:
TOTAL ACREAGE AND APPROXIMATE HOUSING CAPACITIES FOR DIFFERENT CATEGORIES OF SITE Category of Site Gross Acreage Approximate Housing Capacity in Dwellings A.New sites of three acres or more 11,513 92,297 B.New sites of less than three acres 1,179 9,060 C.Re development Sites— Public Sector 394 5,289 Private Sector 118 1,154 D.Sites under Construction— Public Sector 160 2,173 Private Sector 1,669 15,431 E.Total for all Sites 15,033 125,404
The figure of 11,500 acres referred to in the question represents Part A of the Table only.