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Housing: Construction

Question for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

UIN 130476, tabled on 28 February 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to oral contribution of the Minister for Housing on 6 February 2018, Official Report, column 1461, whether a local authority with (a) no brownfield land to build on and (b) heavily contaminated land is classified as exceptional circumstances for enabling housebuilding on greenbelt land.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

9 March 2018

I refer the Hon Member to chapters 11 and 13 of the draft National Planning Policy Framework published for consultation on 5 March.

Answered by

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
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