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Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (Amendment) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:12 pm on 29th January 2010.

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Photo of Stewart Jackson Stewart Jackson Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) 2:12 pm, 29th January 2010

The Minister has confused me with my hon. Friend David T.C. Davies, who is much better-looking. Peterborough is my constituency.

We are in danger of meandering on to the issue of housing, but we are effectively considering secondary legislation to amend planning legislation. Given that the Government's main vehicle to deliver infrastructure is the community infrastructure levy, will the Minister comment on the article on the PlanningResource website this month, which showed that 80 per cent. of planning authorities are still unlikely to implement the levy?

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