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Green Belt

Mr. Pickles: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many hectares of designated green belt land there were in England in (a) 1997 and (b) 2006, broken down by local planning authority area. [171511]

Mr. Iain Wright: The number of hectares of designated green belt land in England in (a) 1997 and (b) 2006 broken down by local planning authority is set out in the following tables.


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Area of designated green belt land( 1) by local planning authority: 1997
Local planning authority Area (hectares)

Amber Valley

8,620

Ashfield

4,710

Aylesbury Vale

4,760

Barking and Dagenham

520

Barnet

2,380

Barnsley

22,970

Basildon

6,920

Bath and North East Somerset UA

21,440

Bexley

1,130

Birmingham

4,240

Blackburn with Darwen UA

1,860

Blackpool UA

60

Blyth Valley

170

Bolsover

1,160

Bolton

7,270

Bournemouth UA

710

Bracknell Forest

3,840

Bradford

23,120

Brentwood

13,740

Bridgnorth

24,440

Bromley

7,710

Bromsgrove

19,710

Broxbourne

3,360

Broxtowe

5,190

Burnley

1,060

Bury

5,960

Calderdale

22,980

Cambridge

1,290

Cannock Chase

4,840

Castle Morpeth

12,220

Castle Point

2,590

Chelmsford

12,910

Cheltenham

810

Cherwell

8,410

Chester

18,520

Chesterfield

1,450

Chester-le-Street

2,820

Chiltern

17,350

Chorley

14,590

Christchurch

3,330

City and County of Bristol UA

610

City of York UA

22,460

Congleton

5,290

Cotswold

110

Coventry

3,200

Crewe and Nantwich

1,210

Croydon

2,310

Dacorum

9,760

Dartford

4,430

Derby UA

250

Doncaster

22,610

Dudley

1,720

Ealing

320

East Cambridgeshire

1,910

East Dorset

16,970

East Hertfordshire

17,460

East Staffordshire

40

Ellesmere Port and Neston

3,450

Elmbridge

5,550

Enfield

3,090

Epping Forest

31,690

Epsom and Ewell

1,560

Erewash

7,800

Fylde

1,790

Gateshead

8,060

Gedling

9,470

Gravesham

7,660

Greenwich

Guildford

24,190

Halton UA

2,500

Hambleton

1,460

Haringey

50

Harlow

920

Harrogate

14,520

Harrow

1,090

Havering

6,080

Hertsmere

8,020

High Peak

4,050

Hillingdon

5,230

Hounslow

1,230

Hyndburn

4,010

Kingston upon Thames

640

Kirklees

25,550

Knowsley

4,680

Lancaster

1,740

Leeds

36,150

Lichfield

15,020

Liverpool

540

Luton UA

130

Macclesfield

34,320

Maidstone

530

Manchester

1,850

Mendip

730

Mid Bedfordshire

9,490

Mid Sussex

10

Mole Valley

19,690

New Forest DC

51,850

Newark and Sherwood

6,300

Newcastle-under-Lyme

9,070

Newcastle-upon-Tyne

4,350

Newham

80

North East Derbyshire

10,460

North Hertfordshire

14,250

North Somerset UA

15,320

North Tyneside

2,080

North Warwickshire

17,480

North Wiltshire

1,800

Nottingham

750

Nuneaton and Bedworth

3,640

Oldham

6,260

Oxford

1,300

Pendle

2,320

Poole UA

1,900

Preston

690

Purbeck

7,300

Redbridge

2,040

Redditch

1,830

Reigate and Banstead

8,800

Ribble Valley

1,740

Richmond upon Thames

140

Rochdale

9,940

Rochester-upon-Medway

1,340

Rochford

12,810

Rossendale

3,150

Rotherham

20,750

Rugby

20,610

Runnymede

6,120

Rushcliffe

17,240

Ryedale

160

Salford

3,380

Sandwell

820

Sefton

8,110

Selby

17,440

Sevenoaks

34,400

Sheffield

9,310

Slough

840

Solihull

12,040

South Bedfordshire

18,750

South Bucks

12,340

South Cambridgeshire

23,490

South Derbyshire

2,400

South Gloucestershire UA

23,280

South Oxfordshire

15,370

South Ribble

7,900

South Staffordshire

32,310

South Tyneside

2,500

Southend-on-Sea UA

640

Spelthorne

3,320

St. Albans

13,150

St. Helens

8,920

Stafford

11,190

Staffordshire Moorlands

17,400

Stevenage

360

Stockport

5,900

Stoke-on-Trent UA

1,710

Stratford-on-Avon

22,470

Sunderland

3,490

Surrey Heath

4,190

Sutton

640

Tameside

5,050

Tamworth

220

Tandridge

23,300

Test Valley

290

Tewkesbury

6,110

Three Rivers

6,840

Thurrock UA

11,980

Tonbridge and Malling

17,090

Trafford

4,060

Tunbridge Wells

7,160

Tynedale

17,350

Uttlesford

3,810

Vale of White Horse

8,320

Vale Royal

15,860

Wakefield

24,180

Walsall

3,820

Waltham Forest

840

Warrington

11,300

Warwick

20,040

Watford

410

Waverley

21,140

Welwyn Hatfield

10,250

West Lancashire

27,830

West Oxfordshire

1,620

West Wiltshire

5,180

Wigan

10,680

Windsor and Maidenhead

16,470

Wirral

7,490

Woking

4,010

Wokingham

2,890

Wolverhampton

780

Worcester

230

Wychavon

7,280

Wycombe

15,570

Wyre

750

Wyre Forest

11,240

(1) Areas less than 5 hectares are shown as ‘—’.
Source:
Communities and Local Government Statistical Releases: Green Belt Statistics, England 1997.

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