§ Mr. Steen
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment when he intends to complete his urgent consideration of the application for costs in the planning appeal by Shell UK Oil Limited at South Brent as communicated to solicitors acting for the South Brent and Lower Glaze group on Dartmoor on 13 October 1989.
§ Mr. Moynihan
Unless unforeseen difficulities arise, my right hon. Friend's substantive reply will be given before the end of this month.