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Part of Housing, Communities and Local Government – in the House of Commons on 4th March 2019.

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Photo of Kit Malthouse Kit Malthouse Minister of State (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

There is obviously a concerted attack taking place against permitted development rights, which I find distressing, given the sheer number of homes that they have produced for people who are desperate for those homes. As I have said, all homes, whether under permitted development rights or normal planning permission, have to comply with building regulations, and it is down to local authorities to ensure that that is the case.