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HOUSE BUILDING IN THE SOUTH WEST

EDM (Early Day Motion) 54: tabled on 28 June 2001

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 10 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes that the Government's proposed changes to regional planning guidance for the South West could lead to 55,500 new houses being built in the former Avon area and more than 300,000 houses being built in the region over the next 15 years; is concerned at the level of new house building proposed and its impact on the immense environmental wealth of the South West; and calls on Ministers to think again and reduce the scale of house building, particularly on greenfield sites, in the region.