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Amendment of the Law

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:01 pm on 24th March 2014.

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Photo of Nicholas Soames Nicholas Soames Conservative, Mid Sussex 5:01 pm, 24th March 2014

Does my right hon. Friend agree that the good thing about Ebbsfleet is that it commands the near unanimous support of the local community—of Members of Parliament, councillors and local citizens—which is very important for a project of this size? Does he also agree that speculative developments such as those in my constituency and in Arundel and South Downs produced by Mayfield are entirely unwelcome and command no local support at all?