This pack has been prepared ahead of the debate to be held in Westminster Hall at 2.30pm on Tuesday 3 March 2020 on housing and planning. The debate will be opened by Neil O'Brien MP.

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This debate will be opened by Neil O’Brien.  He has recently published his views on planning and development in an article on the Conservative Home website.[1]

The Commons Library has published numerous briefings on housing and planning, available on the topic page.   As background for this debate, the following briefings may be particularly relevant:

The Commons Library’s supply dashboard for local authority data: housing supply presents figures on existing stock, new supply, and supply of affordable housing.

This debate pack therefore offers information on topics not already covered in those briefings, as well as links to recent comment, news and blogs and other relevant publications. 

[1]     Neil O’Brien, Five ways to help resolve the housing crisis on Conservative Home, 10 February 2020

[2]     CBP 08260, 10 June 2019

[3]     CBP 07200, 6 September 2019

[4]     SN 03890, 19 December 2019

[5]     SN 06867, 10 July 2017

[6]     SN 05838, 12 October 2018

[7]     SN 01579, 8 July 2019

[8]     CDP 2017-0153, 30 August 2017

[9]     CBP 07671, 10 December 2018

[10]    CBP 07747, 23 December 2019

[11]    SN 03668, 28 December 2017

[12]    CBP0847, 31 December 2019

  • Commons Debate Pack CDP-2020-0041
  • Authors: Cassie Barton, Gabrielle Garton Grimwood, Nikki Sutherland, Wendy Wilson
  • Topics: Housing & Planning, Planning

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