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Sustainable Development: Housing

Volume 460: debated on Thursday 17 May 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government on the potential environmental impact of the code for sustainable housing. (137589)

Ministers and officials in DEFRA and Communities and Local Government worked closely together to produce the code for sustainable homes, taking into account environmental impacts and Government have set an ambitious target for zero carbon new housing by 2016.