§ Mr. Heddle
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment, further to the answer to the hon. Member for Mid-Staffordshire on 1 April, Official Report, column 516, whether higher priority is given to determining appeals by public inquiry rather than by written representations.
§ Mr. Macfarlane
No. The number and proportion of planning appeals determined after a public inquiry and by written representations between 1979 and 1984 is as follows:
cent.) contained gunshot. I shall be considering very carefully indeed this whole question in the light of the Nature Conservancy Council's advice.