Clause 83 - Role of development plan and national policy in England

Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill – in the House of Commons at 6:00 pm on 13 December 2022.

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Amendment proposed: 78, page 91, line 28, leave out lines 28 to 30 and insert—

“(5C) But the development plan has precedence over any national development management policy in the event of any conflict between the two.”—(Matthew Pennycook.)

This amendment gives precedence to local development plans over national policies, reversing the current proposal in inserted subsection (5C).

Question put, That the amendment be made.

Division number 128 Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill Report Stage: Amendment 78

Aye: 171 MPs

No: 320 MPs

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The House divided: Ayes 171, Noes 320.

Question accordingly negatived.