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Housing: Construction

Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 11th March 2009.

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Photo of Stewart Jackson Stewart Jackson Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government)

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the proposed targets are for the number of new dwellings to be built in the most recent draft of each regional spatial strategy; and over what period those targets apply in each case.

Photo of Iain Wright Iain Wright Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Communities and Local Government)

The following information provides by region the proposed targets for the number of new dwellings to be built annually in the most recent RSSs; and the plan period they cover.

North East

7,425 new dwellings per year until 2021

North West

23,111 new dwellings per year until 2021

Yorkshire and Humber

22,260 new dwellings per year until 2026

West Midlands

18,280 new dwellings per year until 2026

East Midlands

20,418 new dwellings per year until 2026

East of England

26,830 new dwellings per year until 2021

South West

20,200 new dwelling per year until 2016

South East

28,904 new dwellings per year until 2026

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