To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many homes have been developed under the exceptions policy for affordable homes in rural areas in each of the last five years.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
6 March 2015
Information reported by local authorities on the provision of additional new build affordable housing on rural exception sites has been collected in the Local Authority Housing Statistics return since 2011-12 and is shown in the table below:
Provision of additional new build affordable housing on rural exception sites in England
Source: Local Authority Housing Statistics return
Equivalent data was not collected prior to 2011-12.