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Housing: Construction

Question for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

UIN 124645, tabled on 3 December 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to ensure that the quality of permitted development conversions to residential is on a par with the quality of homes delivered through planning permission.

Answered on

8 December 2020

To ensure that all homes delivered under permitted development rights in England are quality homes we have recently introduced legislation to require adequate natural light in all habitable rooms and that, in future, all new homes delivered through the rights must meet the nationally described space standards.