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Planning Permission

Question for Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

UIN 93493, tabled on 22 November 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, if he will make an estimate of the number of planning permissions that lapsed without construction commencing in each of the last five years.

Answered on

28 November 2022

We do not have readily available statistics on the number of those permissions which lapse.

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