Communities and Local Government
Tobias Ellwood (Bournemouth East, Conservative)
(1) whether he has any plans to allow local authorities to set the level of charge for retrospective planning permission;
(2) whether he has any plans to alter the charges for retrospective planning permission; and if he will make a statement.
Bob Neill (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Communities and Local Government; Bromley and Chislehurst, Conservative)
We are currently considering the responses to the consultation on fees for planning applications, and we will make a statement in due course.