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House Building: Rural Areas

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 28th November 2016.

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Photo of Huw Merriman Huw Merriman Conservative, Bexhill and Battle 12:00 am, 28th November 2016

I thank the Minister for his response, and I am keen to see more local housing. With 75% of my constituency designated as areas of outstanding natural beauty, my district councils are in the midst of delivering a much-needed five-year land supply. Will he assure me that the Government will implement robust measures to prevent opportunist developers from applying to build anywhere in our AONB in the meantime?