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Housing and Homes

Part of Rating (Property in Common Occupation) and Council Tax (Empty Dwellings) Bill – in the House of Commons at 5:34 pm on 15th May 2018.

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Photo of Richard Bacon Richard Bacon Conservative, South Norfolk 5:34 pm, 15th May 2018

My hon. Friend mentioned the delays in the planning system, which still exist. He might be interested to know that when I visited the Netherlands in January, I was shown projects for which, because there is much greater planning certainty, planning consent is often given within two weeks.