Planning Permission

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 23rd June 2020.

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Photo of John Spellar John Spellar Labour, Warley

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what estimate he has made of the outstanding number of dwellings for which planning permission has been granted.

Photo of Christopher Pincher Christopher Pincher Minister of State (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

As of 29 May 2020, there were circa 894,000 residential units with detailed planning permission granted on sites which had not yet been completed. Of these, circa 457,000 have started on site and circa 438,000 are yet to start on site (outstanding). Of those yet to start, circa 356,000 are progressing towards a start.

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