Planning Authorities: Eutrophication

Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities written question – answered at on 23 October 2023.

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Photo of Julian Knight Julian Knight Independent, Solihull

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, if he will bring forward legislative proposals to remove nutrient neutrality rules placed on local planning authorities.

Photo of Rachel Maclean Rachel Maclean The Minister of State, Home Department, Minister of State (Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities)

The reforms we proposed in September would have unlocked 100,000 much needed homes while protecting and improving the environment.

We were therefore disappointed that the reforms did not receive sufficient support in the House of Lords – perpetuating uncertainty and further delaying much needed homes.

In line with the practice of successive administrations, legislation will be announced in the usual way.

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