Freeports: Permitted Development Rights

Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities written question – answered at on 21 September 2022.

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Photo of Stephen Morgan Stephen Morgan Shadow Minister (Defence) (Armed Forces and Defence Procurement), Shadow Minister (Education) (Schools)

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, if he will publish details of how permitted development rights will be expanded within freeport zones.

Photo of Dehenna Davison Dehenna Davison Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities)

Alongside the rest of the freeports package, in 2021, the government amended existing permitted development rights for ports so that they have the same freedoms as airports. This amendment related to all ports and the government has not proposed new or changed permitted development rights for Freeports specifically.

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