Government Departments: Derelict Land

Department for Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 2nd November 2015.

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Photo of Nicholas Soames Nicholas Soames Conservative, Mid Sussex

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how much and what proportion of brownfield land is controlled by central government departments.

Photo of Brandon Lewis Brandon Lewis Minister of State (Communities and Local Government)

The Department for Communities and Local Government does not hold this information.

The Housing and Planning Bill will require local authorities to have a statutory register of brownfield land that is suitable for housing, improving the availability and transparency of up-to-date information.

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