Draft Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications, Deemed Applications, Requests and Site Visits) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 — 26 Jun 2013 at 20:34
Oliver Letwin MP, West Dorset voted for a set of changes to planning regulations primarily aimed at ensuring quicker and better decisions on planning applications.
The majority of MPs voted for a set of changes to planning regulations primarily aimed at ensuring quicker and better decisions on planning applications.
The motion approved by the majority of MPs was:
- That the draft Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications, Deemed Applications, Requests and Site Visits) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2013, which were laid before this House on 20 May, be approved.
- enables planning applications to be made directly to the Secretary of State where planning authorities are consistently failing to meet statutory deadlines
- removes the requirement to seek conservation area consent to demolish certain buildings in conservation areas.
- introduces a fee for prior approval required in relation to permitted development rights for changes of use
- brings in measures provide for a refund of the fee where an application for planning permission is not determined within 26 weeks
- provides for fees to be charged for pre-application advice relating to applications to the Secretary of State.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.
What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.
What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
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