Planning Permission: Coronavirus

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 17th September 2020.

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Photo of Alberto Costa Alberto Costa Conservative, South Leicestershire

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to support local authorities to tackle any backlog of planning applications resulting from the covid-19 outbreak.

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

Government has introduced a number of measures to prevent delays and to ensure the planning system has remained open during the Covid-19 pandemic. Guidance for local authorities is published here https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-planning-update

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