§ Mr. Bercow
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many notifications the Environment Agency has received from(a) Buckinghamshire county council and (b) Aylesbury Vale district council under the requirements of the Town and Country Planning (General Development Procedure) Order 1995. 
§ Mr. Meacher
The Environment Agency received 23 and 62 planning applications from Buckinghamshire county council in 2001 and 2002 respectively under the requirements of the Town and Country Planning 275W (General Development Procedure) Order 1995. In the same period, the Agency received 167 and 143 applications under the same Order from Aylesbury Vale district council.