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Housing: Coronavirus

Question for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

UIN 38408, tabled on 21 April 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether he plans to make changes to housing build out rates for local authorities as a result of the disruption to the industry during the covid-19 outbreak.

Answered on

29 April 2020

It is important to keep the planning system moving as much as we can, so that it is able to play its full part in the economic recovery to come. We note the concerns some authorities are raising on house building rates and we will continue to monitor the situation.