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Environment Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 6:43 pm on 28th October 2019.

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Photo of Ivan Lewis Ivan Lewis Independent, Bury South 6:43 pm, 28th October 2019

I thank the Secretary of State for giving way. Will she confirm that it is Government policy that green belt land should be built on only in extenuating circumstances? The proposals to build on the green belt in Radcliffe, Unsworth and Simister in my constituency will devastate entire green belt areas and completely destroy the character of the village of Simister. Does she agree that that is not acceptable in any community?