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Housing: Construction

Question for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

UIN 64042, tabled on 24 June 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what plans he has to relax housing delivery targets for local authorities in 2020-21 in response to the covid19 outbreak, and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

2 July 2020

We note the concerns you raise regarding Housing Delivery Test under current circumstances. 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, but we will continue to monitor the situation.

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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government