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Examination of Witnesses

Part of Growth and Infrastructure Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 10:29 am on 13th November 2012.

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Photo of Paul Blomfield Paul Blomfield Labour, Sheffield Central 10:29 am, 13th November 2012

To return to the planning process and your opening comment that 97% of your members expressed concern about the planning process, the Minister has gone out of his way to assure us that actually the provisions of this legislation will affect a tiny number of local authorities—I think he said this morning not more than 10. How will that address the concerns of 97% of your members?