Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Housing: Construction (15 Dec 2017)

Priti Patel: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what consideration (a) local planning authorities and (b) planning inspectors should give to the scheduled building of new infrastructure beyond the five-year period for the supply of deliverable housing sites when determining planning applications in circumstances where a local planning authority (a) can and (b) cannot...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Housing: Construction (15 Dec 2017)

Priti Patel: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether a (a) local planning authority and (b) planning inspector has a duty to consider as a material planning consideration (i) the delivery of new housing during the course of a Local Plan period of fifteen years and (ii) each five-year period of the supply of housing sites for new housing when considering the impact and...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Housing: Construction (15 Dec 2017)

Priti Patel: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether a local planning authority not able to demonstrate a five-year supply of deliverable housing sites can deliver the shortfall in future years in the Local Plan period.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Housing: Construction (15 Dec 2017)

Priti Patel: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if a (a) local planning authority, and (b) planning inspector, is able to consider as a material planning consideration, the likelihood of a local planning authority making up a shortfall identified in its five year supply of deliverable housing sites in later years in an (i) existing Local Plan; and (ii) emerging Local Plan,...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Housing: Construction (14 Dec 2017)

Priti Patel: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment his Department has made of the potential role of garden communities in addressing shortfalls in (a) local housing need, (b) a local authority's five-year supply of deliverable housing sites by facilitating increased development in the later years of a Local Plan period.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Housing: Construction (14 Dec 2017)

Priti Patel: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what policies are in place to support the protection of sites located in the countryside outside of settlement boundaries from new housing in instances where a local authority (a) can and (b) cannot demonstrate a five-year supply of deliverable sites.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Housing: Construction (14 Dec 2017)

Priti Patel: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether he plans to issue new guidance in relation to the protection of sites located in the countryside outside of settlement boundaries from new housing in instances where a local authority (a) can and (b) cannot demonstrate a five-year supply of deliverable sites.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Small Businesses: Employment (12 Dec 2017)

Priti Patel: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many and what proportion of people in (a) Witham constituency and (b) the UK were employed by small and medium-sized enterprises in each year since 2007.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Small Businesses: Witham (12 Dec 2017)

Priti Patel: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many small and medium-sized businesses in Witham constituency received support under each business support scheme operated by his Department since 2010.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways (12 Dec 2017)

Priti Patel: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Oral Statement of 29 November 2017, Official Report, Column 339 on Rail Update, if he will provide details of the process to establish business cases to develop proposals to open new railway lines between (a) Marks Tey and Cambridge, (b) Witham and Maldon and (c) Witham and Stansted.

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