The secretary of state noted that capacity estimates were mainly based on expenditure on all comparison goods. Information on expenditure on hardware and DIY goods indicated that growth in this category was sufficient to meet approximately half the projected turnover up to 2012, she noted. Despite this shortfall, she decided that a strong qualitative need and an absence of sequentially preferable sites justified the proposal.
DCS Number 100-050-777
Inspector David Nicholson; Inquiry.