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Planning Permission: Coronavirus

Question for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

UIN 87579, tabled on 9 September 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to support local authorities to tackle any backlog of planning applications resulting from the covid-19 outbreak.

Answered on

17 September 2020

Government has introduced a number of measures to prevent delays and to ensure the planning system has remained open during the Covid-19 pandemic. Guidance for local authorities is published here https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-planning-update

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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government