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Military Bases: Property Development

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 51641, tabled on 20 September 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will take steps to provide local communities with input on the redevelopment of barracks sites.

Answered on

23 September 2022

Community consultation is a statutory requirement of any planning application process, and the Ministry of Defence routinely engages with the Local Planning Authority and stakeholders to shape proposals before this point, as we actively wish to see surplus sites used to meet local requirements post military use.