Housing: Carbon Emissions:Written question - 21280

Q
(Bristol West)
Asked on: 26 February 2020
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
Housing: Carbon Emissions
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will include in the Planning White Paper (a) provisions to ensure that new developments are consistent with net zero carbon objectives and (b) all other recommendations made by the Royal Town Planning Institute for inclusion in that White Paper.
A
Answered by: Christopher Pincher
Answered on: 05 March 2020

The White Paper will aim to make the planning system clearer, more accessible and more certain for all users, including home owners and small businesses. This will include addressing the resourcing and performance of local planning departments. At this stage, however, we are unable to comment on the precise contents of the White Paper.

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