Communities and Local Government
Jack Dromey (Birmingham, Erdington, Labour)
To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the number of residential planning permissions granted by local planning authorities is for each quarter from quarter 1 in 1997 to quarter 1 in 2012.
Bob Neill (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Communities and Local Government; Bromley and Chislehurst, Conservative)
Information on the number of residential planning permissions granted by local planning authorities in England for each quarter between quarter 1 in 1997 to quarter 4 in 2011 (the most recent available) has been placed in the Library of the House.
These figures show that the number of granted permissions rose by 7% in 2011 compared to 2009.