Public Bill Committees
Planning Bill

  • Planning Bill, 1st sitting (8 speeches)
    [Sir John Butterfill in the Chair]
    • Written evidence to be reported to the House (100 speeches)
      PB 01 Campaign to Protect Rural England PB 02 Northamptonshire county council PB 03 Woodland Trust PB 04 Jayanta Baksi PB 05 Wyre borough council PB 06 Kennet district council PB 07 Better...
  • Planning Bill, 2nd sitting (184 speeches)
    [Sir John Butterfill in the Chair]
  • Planning Bill, 3rd sitting (0 speeches)
    [Sir John Butterfill in the Chair]
  • Planning Bill, 4th sitting (149 speeches)
    [Sir John Butterfill in the Chair]
  • Planning Bill, 5th sitting (0 speeches)
    [Mr. Eric Illsley in the Chair]
  • Planning, 6th sitting (0 speeches)
    [Mr. Eric Illsley in the Chair]
    • Clause 1 (43 speeches)
      The Infrastructure Planning Commission
    • Schedule 1 (49 speeches)
      The infrastructure planning commission
    • Clause 2 (9 speeches)
      Code of conduct
  • Planning Bill, 7th sitting (0 speeches)
    [Sir John Butterfill in the Chair]
  • Planning Bill, 8th sitting (85 speeches)
    [Mr. Eric Illsley in the Chair]
    • Clause 6 (31 speeches)
      Review
    • Clause 7 (18 speeches)
      Consultation and publicity
    • Clause 8 (11 speeches)
      Consultation on publicity requirements
    • Clause 11 (4 speeches)
      Pre-commencement statements of policy, consultation etc.
    • Clause 12 (13 speeches)
      Legal challenges relating to national policy statements
  • Planning Bill, 9th sitting (0 speeches)
    [Mr. Eric Illsley in the Chair]
  • Planning Bill, 10th sitting (0 speeches)
    [Sir John Butterfill in the Chair]
    • Clause 27 (16 speeches)
      When development consent is required
    • Clause 28 (4 speeches)
      Meaning of “development”
    • Clause 29 (20 speeches)
      Effect of requirement for development consent on other consent regimes
    • Clause 30 (24 speeches)
      Directions in relation to projects of national significance
    • Schedule 2 (0 speeches)
      Amendments consequential on development consent regime
    • Clause 32 (49 speeches)
      Applications for orders granting development consent
    • Clause 34 (1 speech)
      Register of applications
    • Clause 35 (10 speeches)
      Applications by the Crown for orders granting development consent
    • Clause 37 (25 speeches)
      Duty to consult
  • Planning Bill, 11th sitting (3 speeches)
    [Mr. Eric Illsley in the Chair]
    • Clause 38 (2 speeches)
      Local authorities for purposes of section 37(1)(b)
    • Clause 39 (8 speeches)
      Categories for purposes of section 37(1)(d)
    • Clause 40 (7 speeches)
      Timetable for consultation under section 37
    • Clause 41 (6 speeches)
      Duty to notify Commission of proposed application
    • Clause 42 (0 speeches)
      Duty to consult local community
    • Clause 43 (2 speeches)
      Duty to publicise
    • Clause 44 (34 speeches)
      Duty to take account of responses to consultation and publicity
    • Clause 45 (3 speeches)
      Advice for potential applicants and others
  • Planning Bill, 12th sitting (0 speeches)
    [Mr. Eric Illsley in the Chair]
    • Clause 45 (25 speeches)
      Advice for potential applicants and others
    • Clause 46 (16 speeches)
      Obtaining information about interests in land
    • Clause 47 (5 speeches)
      Rights of entry
    • Clause 48 (4 speeches)
      Rights of entry: the Crown
    • Clause 49 (5 speeches)
      Acceptance of applications
    • Clause 50 (8 speeches)
      Notifying persons of accepted application
    • Clause 53 (16 speeches)
      Initial choice of Panel or single commissioner
    • Clause 59 (5 speeches)
      Panel member continuing though ceasing to be Commissioner
    • Clause 62 (15 speeches)
      Membership of Panel where application relates to land in Wales
    • Clause 66 (0 speeches)
      Panel to decide, or make recommendation in respect of, application
    • Clause 67 (4 speeches)
      Decision-making by the Panel
    • Clause 70 (2 speeches)
      Single Commissioner to handle application
    • Clause 73 (0 speeches)
      Single Commissioner continuing though ceasing to be Commissioner
    • Clause 79 (18 speeches)
      Examining authority to control examination of application
    • Clause 82 (1 speech)
      Written representations
    • Clause 84 (2 speeches)
      Open-floor hearings
    • Clause 85 (0 speeches)
      Hearings: general provisions
    • Clause 89 (9 speeches)
      Timetable for examining, and deciding or reporting on, application
    • Clause 92 (5 speeches)
      Interpretation of Chapter 4: “interested party” and other expressions
    • Clause 94 (17 speeches)
      Decisions of Panel and Council
    • Clause 96 (0 speeches)
      Matters that may be disregarded when deciding application
    • Clause 98 (12 speeches)
      When power to intervene arises
    • Clause 101 (4 speeches)
      Grant or refusal of development consent
  • Planning Bill, 13th sitting (0 speeches)
    [Sir John Butterfill in the Chair]
    • Further written evidence to be reported to the House (0 speeches)
      PB 33 Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment PB 34 Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
    • Clause 105 (17 speeches)
      What may be included in order granting development consent
    • Clause 106 (5 speeches)
      Exercise of powers in relation to legislation
    • Clause 107 (7 speeches)
      Purpose for which compulsory acquisition may be authorised
    • Clause 114 (12 speeches)
      Commons, open spaces etc: compulsory acquisition of land
    • Clause 118 (17 speeches)
      Public rights of way
    • Clause 119 (1 speech)
      Excavation, mining, quarrying and boring operations
    • Clause 123 (1 speech)
      Highways
    • Clause 126 (0 speeches)
      Duration of development consent order
    • Clause 127 (8 speeches)
      When development begins
    • Clause 130 (12 speeches)
      Development without development consent
    • Clause 132 (4 speeches)
      Time limits
    • Clause 133 (7 speeches)
      Right to enter without warrant
    • Clause 134 (4 speeches)
      Right to enter under warrant
    • Clause 136 (3 speeches)
      Rights of entry: the Crown
    • Clause 137 (5 speeches)
      Power to require information
    • Clause 143 (2 speeches)
      Planning obligations
  • Planning Bill, 14th sitting (0 speeches)
    [Mr. Eric Illsley in the Chair]
    • Clause 143 (2 speeches)
      Planning obligations
    • Clause 144 (4 speeches)
      Blighted land: England and Wales
    • Clause 146 (10 speeches)
      Local development documents
    • Clause 147 (2 speeches)
      Development plan documents: climate change policies
    • Clause 150 (41 speeches)
      Determination of planning applications by officers
    • Clause 151 (0 speeches)
      Determination of applications for certificates of lawful use or development by officers
    • Clause 152 (2 speeches)
      Validity of decisions made on reviews
    • Clause 153 (4 speeches)
      Determination of listed building applications by officers
    • Clause 155 (14 speeches)
      Removal of right to compensation where notice given of withdrawal of planning permission
    • Clause 156 (12 speeches)
      Power to make non-material changes to planning permission
    • Clause 157 (13 speeches)
      Tree preservation orders
    • Clause 160 (9 speeches)
      Determination of procedure for certain appeals
    • Schedule 5 (0 speeches)
      Further provisions as to the procedure for certain appeals
    • Clause 162 (7 speeches)
      Fees for appeals
  • Planning Bill, 15th sitting (0 speeches)
    [Mr. Eric Illsley in the Chair]
  • Planning Bill, 16th sitting (0 speeches)
    [Sir John Butterfill in the Chair]
  • Planning Bill, 17th sitting (0 speeches)
    [Mr. Eric Illsley in the Chair]
    • Further written evidence to be reported to the House (0 speeches)
      PB 30 Friends of the Earth Supplementary PB 35 High Peak Borough Council PB 36 Friends of the Earth - Postcards
    • Clause 172 (19 speeches)
      Relationship with other powers
    • Clause 174 (9 speeches)
      Expressions relating to the Crown
    • Clause 176 (7 speeches)
      Service of notices: general
    • Clause 182 (0 speeches)
      Interpretation
    • Clause 183 (5 speeches)
      Application of Act to Scotland: modifications
    • Schedule 6 (51 speeches)
      repeals
    • Clause 187 (0 speeches)
      Extent
    • Clause 188 (28 speeches)
      Commencement
    • New Clause 1 (0 speeches)
      LNG facilities ‘(1) The construction of an LNG facility is within section 13(1)(ca) only if (when constructed) the facility will be in England and— (a) the storage capacity of the...
    • New Clause 2 (0 speeches)
      Gas reception facilities ‘(1) The construction of a gas reception facility is within section 13(1)(cb) only if (when constructed)— (a) the facility will be in England and will be...
    • New Clause 7 (3 speeches)
      Highways ‘(1) Highway-related development is within section 13(1)(e) only if— (a) it is the construction of a highway in a case within subsection (2) or (6), (b) it is the improvement...
    • New Clause 11 (0 speeches)
      Welsh offshore generating stations ‘(1) Section 29(2) does not prevent an order under section 3 of the Transport and Works Act 1992 from being made in relation to the carrying out of works...
    • New Clause 12 (0 speeches)
      Timetable for decisions ‘(1) The decision-maker is under a duty to decide an application for an order granting development consent by the end of the period of 3 months beginning with the...
    • New Clause 18 (1 speech)
      Correction of errors in decisions ‘In section 56(3)(c) of PCPA 2004 (appropriate consent required for correction of errors) at the beginning insert “in a case where the decision...
    • New Clause 19 (1 speech)
      Validity of orders, decisions and directions ‘(1) Section 284(3) of TCPA 1990 (validity of certain actions on the part of the Secretary of State) is amended as follows. (2) Before paragraph...
    • None (1 speech)
      Applications and appeals by statutory undertakers ‘In section 266 of TCPA 1990 (applications for planning permission by statutory undertakers), after subsection (1) insert—...
    • New Clause 21 (1 speech)
      Appeals relating to old mining permissions ‘(1) Schedule 6 to TCPA 1990 (determination of certain appeals by person appointed by Secretary of State) is amended as set out in subsections (2)...
    • New Clause 22 (0 speeches)
      Powers of National Assembly for Wales ‘In Part 1 of Schedule 5 to the Government of Wales Act 2006 (Assembly measures: matters within Assembly’s legislative  competence), after...
  • Planning Bill, 18th sitting (0 speeches)
    [Sir John Butterfill in the Chair]
    • Further written evidence to be reported to the House (0 speeches)
      PB 37 City of London Corporation
    • New Clause 28 (22 speeches)
      Delegation of functions of regional planning bodies ‘(1) In Part 1 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (regional functions) after section 4 insert— “4A Delegation...
    • New Clause 29 (0 speeches)
      Local development orders: removal of requirement to implement policies ‘(1) Section 61A of TCPA 1990 (local development orders) is amended as set out in subsections (2) and (3). (2) Omit...
    • New Clause 30 (0 speeches)
      Appeals: miscellaneous amendments ‘Schedule [Appeals: miscellaneous amendments] (appeals: miscellaneous amendments) has effect.’.—[Mr. Dhanda.]
    • New Clause 3 (0 speeches)
      Geographically-specified national policy statements ‘(1) This section sets out the requirements for national policy statements which make particular reference to specific geographical areas...
    • New Clause 4 (5 speeches)
      Amendment of the meaning of development ‘(1) The Town and Country Planning Act 1990 is amended as follows. (2) In section 55 (meaning of development and new development), in subsection...
    • New Clause 14 (4 speeches)
      Amendment of Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 ‘(1) The Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 is amended as follows. (2) In section 67(2)...
    • New Clause 17 (6 speeches)
      Decisions of Panel and Council (duty in relation to electromagnetic fields) ‘(1) This section applies in relation to an application for an order granting development consent if the...
    • New Clause 23 (6 speeches)
      Third party rights of appeal ‘(1) TCPA 1990 is amended as follows. (2) After section 78(2) (right to appeal), insert— “(2A) Where a local planning authority approve an...
    • New Clause 24 (3 speeches)
      Playing fields ‘(1) The Town and Country Planning (General Development Procedure) Order 1995 (“the 1995 Order”) shall be amended as follows. (2) In paragraph (z)(ii)(aa) of the...
    • New Clause 25 (10 speeches)
      Use Class Orders ‘(1) The local planning authority may, when it deems it appropriate to do so, report on the effectiveness of the Use Class Orders available to it in the Town and Country...
    • New Clause 26 (3 speeches)
      Enforcement charters ‘(1) PCPA 2004 is amended as follows. (2) After section 18 (statements of community involvement) insert— “18A Enforcement charters (1) The local planning...
    • New Schedule 1 (5 speeches)
      ‘Appeals: miscellaneous amendments