Housing

Deputy Prime Minister written question – answered on 30th March 2006.

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Photo of Ben Wallace Ben Wallace Conservative, Lancaster and Wyre

To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how many new homes he expects to be built in (a) Lancaster and Wyre and (b) Lancashire in (i) 2006–07 and (ii) each of the following five years.

Photo of Yvette Cooper Yvette Cooper Minister of State (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) (Housing and Planning)

It is not possible to be specific about numbers of homes expected to be built each year. The Joint Lancashire Structure Plan makes provision for the following annual average number of dwellings each year until 2016:

Number of dwellings
Lancaster 320
Wyre 205
Lancashire (31)2,380

(31) Of which the Lancaster and Wyre figures are a subset.

It is for local planning authorities to monitor and manage dwellings actually built and planning permissions granted.

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