HC Deb 07 February 1994 vol 237 c78W
Mr. Ward

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how many planning applications for food superstores have been granted on appeal, for the last two years for which figures are available.

Mr. Baldry

The provision of information on planning appeals is the responsibility of the Planning Inspectorate. I have asked the inspectorate 's chief executive, Mr. Stephen Crow, to write to the hon. Member.

Letter from H. S. Crow to Mr. John Ward, dated 3 February 1994: The Secretary of State has asked me to reply to your question about the number of food superstores for which planning permission has been granted on appeal. The information is taken from the Inspectorate's records. The latest figures available for England are for the financial years that ended on 31 March 1992 and 1993 and are set out below:

Planning appeals allowed involving food superstores
1991–92 9
1992–93 13