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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government – in the House of Commons at 10:30 am on 15th July 2010.

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Photo of George Hollingbery George Hollingbery Conservative, Meon Valley 10:30 am, 15th July 2010

In my conversations with planners and others over the past week, there seemed to be some question as to whether the recently announced changes to the definitions of brownfield land and densities in planning policy statement 3 prevent so-called garden-grabbing. Will the Minister please confirm that local councillors in Meon Valley and elsewhere are now free to amend their planning policies on garden-grabbing in any way that they want, in whatever time frame they choose?

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