Statement on National Planning Policy Framework

28 March 2012

Minister of State for Planning Policy, Greg Clark, made a statement in the House of Commons on Tuesday 27 March on the National Planning Policy Framework.

National Planning Policy Framework

The Minister for Planning Policy announced the publication of the National Planning Policy Framework and the Government response to the Local Government Committee's report of 21 December 2011.

Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Hilary Benn, responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition.

Watch and read the statement and the views expressed by MPs on Parliament TV and in Commons Hansard. Also find current parliamentary material on planning in the Topics and News sections.

Oral statements

Oral statements are made after Question Time (or at 11am on a Friday). Statements normally relate to matters of policy or government actions. At the end of a statement, MPs can respond or question the government minister on its contents.

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