Mick Whitley

Labour MP for Birkenhead

Planning Law

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

Mick Whitley consistently voted for more proscriptive planning laws

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Major votes

  • On 14 Jul 2021: Mick Whitley voted for greater public involvement in the creation of development plans, for greater regulation of permitted development, and to make permission for large housing schemes conditional on them starting within two years. Show vote
  • On 30 Sep 2020: Mick Whitley voted for more restrictive planning laws, including stopping additional homes being built on top of existing blocks of flats without planning permission. Show vote
  • On 30 Sep 2020: Mick Whitley voted not to allow adding additional stories to existing homes, and creating new homes on top of existing buildings, without planning permission. Show vote
  • On 30 Sep 2020: Mick Whitley voted not 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: Mick Whitley voted 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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