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Housing and Planning Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:37 pm on 2nd November 2015.

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Photo of Greg Clark Greg Clark The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government 3:37 pm, 2nd November 2015

I will take my hon. Friend’s injunction very seriously. Part of the Bill entrenches the rights of neighbourhoods to produce a neighbourhood plan against, as is sometimes the case, a less than enthusiastic district council. I hope we will see less and less of that, but the measures in the Bill will help.