Agriculture: Farm Buildings
House of Lords
Lord Rooker (Labour)
To ask Her Majesty's Government what changes they have made to regulations regarding the use of redundant agricultural buildings since 2010.
To ask Her Majesty's Government how much red tape they have abolished regarding the use of buildings and facilities on permanent agricultural show grounds since 2010.
Baroness Hanham (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Communities and Local Government; Conservative)
As part of this Government's determination to deliver planning simplification we published, on
My department has also been backing "Home on the Farm" schemes, which promote the redevelopment of disused agricultural buildings as new and affordable housing. We have encouraged councils to look favourably on such planning applications and/or amend their existing local planning policies to support such schemes.