Andrew Lewer

Former Conservative MP for Northampton South


Planning Law

There have been votes in Parliament on if planning laws should be relaxed or made more proscriptive.

Andrew Lewer consistently voted against more proscriptive planning laws

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Major votes

  • On 14 Jul 2021: Andrew Lewer was absent for a vote on Planning and Local Representation Show vote
  • On 30 Sep 2020: Andrew Lewer voted for the continuation of more relaxed planning laws, including allowing additional homes to be built on top of existing blocks of flats without planning permission. Show vote
  • On 30 Sep 2020: Andrew Lewer voted to allow adding additional stories to existing homes, or creating new homes on top of existing buildings, without planning permission. Show vote
  • On 30 Sep 2020: Andrew Lewer voted to reduce, and in some cases almost eliminate, planning regulations applying to building new homes on the sites of certain vacant old buildings. Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 26 May 2021: Andrew Lewer voted not to require public bodies in England to act in accordance with relevant Local Nature Recovery Strategies when exercising their functions. Show vote

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