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Clause 5 - Modification or discharge of affordable housing requirements

Part of Growth and Infrastructure Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 10:45 am on 27th November 2012.

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Photo of Nick Raynsford Nick Raynsford Labour, Greenwich and Woolwich 10:45 am, 27th November 2012

I quoted early in my speech the definition in the national planning policy framework of rural exception sites. I remind the Minister of the final sentence of that definition in the Government’s own document:

“Small numbers of market homes may be allowed at the local authority’s discretion, for example where essential to enable the delivery of affordable units without grant funding.”