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Clause 89

Part of Localism Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 12:15 pm on 15th February 2011.

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Photo of Jack Dromey Jack Dromey Shadow Minister (Housing) 12:15 pm, 15th February 2011

It is certainly a system capable of improvement. However, I fundamentally disagree with the hon. Gentleman’s assertion that it is broken. Later I will discuss the strong views that I have heard that favour the Opposition’s position. Our planning system needs not the chaos that will be unleashed by the Government, but sensible reform in the public interest.