Localism Bill — New Clause 15 — Clarification Local Finance Considerations Can Be Taken Into Account When Determining Planning Application — 17 May 2011 at 22:00

Anna Soubry MP, Broxtowe voted to clarify that taxes to be levied on a development, or government funding, can be taken into account when determining a planning application.

The majority of MPs voted to clarify that government funding or taxes to be levied on a development can be taken into account when determining a planning application.

MPs were considering the Localism Bill[1] when they voted on the motion:

  • That the clause be read a Second time.

The clause in question was New Clause 15[2] titled "Applications for planning permission: local finance considerations"; it clarified that local finance considerations can be taken into account when determining a planning application. Local finance considerations are defined in subclause 4 as including funds from central government and funds from a Community Infrastructure Levy.[3]

Debate in Parliament | Source |

Party Summary

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.

PartyMajority (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con261 (+2 tell) 0085.9%
DUP0 7087.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Lab0 216 (+2 tell)084.8%
LDem36 4070.2%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 1033.3%
Total:297 232083.9%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

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Andrew GeorgeSt IvesLDem (front bench)no
Mike HancockPortsmouth Southwhilst LDem (front bench)no
Martin HorwoodCheltenhamLDemno
Adrian SandersTorbayLDem (front bench)no

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