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LOCAL AUTHORITIES AND PLANNING PERMISSION

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1171: tabled on 25 April 2017

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 3 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 believes that it is entirely wrong that local authorities who need planning permission for things apply to themselves to receive it; further believes that this is wholly illegitimate and can lead to flawed and sometimes illegitimate decisions; believes that the public can have no confidence in decisions made where a local authority applies to itself for planning permission and then grants it; and believes that this must be changed so that this practice is outlawed and that local authorities must apply to a neutral body or authority when they want to seek planning permission for things in their area.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.