The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2020 — 30 Sep 2020 at 18:40
The majority of MPs voted to allow adding additional stories to existing homes, or creating new homes on top of existing buildings without planning permission.
The motion rejected by a majority of MPs in this vote was:
- That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2020 (S.I., 2020, No. 755), dated 20 July 2020, a copy of which was laid before this House on 21 July 2020, be annulled.
The order in question provided the extension of permitted development rights to allow:
- * existing houses to be extended to provide more living space by constructing additional storeys without planning permission.
- * the construction of additional storeys on free standing blocks and on buildings in a terrace that are houses or in certain commercial uses, and in mixed uses with an element of housing, to create additional self-contained homes
The law had come into force on 31st August 2020.
-  Explanatory Memorandum to the The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2020
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.
|Party||Majority (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||328 (+2 tell)||0||0||90.7%|
|Lab||0||191 (+2 tell)||0||96.0%|