§ 11. Mr. Robert Atkins
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many acres of land, identified by the land registers as vacant and suitable for development, have been sold to private builders at the latest available date.
§ Mr. Giles Shaw
As at 1 January some 6,000 acres had been removed from the registers, of which 4,070 had been disposed of to the private sector for development or other purposes. The remainder constitutes land that has been brought into use within the public sector.