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Planning Gain Supplement: Local Authorities

Volume 462: debated on Wednesday 4 July 2007

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what consultation his Department has undertaken with local authorities on the distribution of planning-gain supplement. (146781)

The Government have consulted extensively with local authorities and other stakeholders throughout the development of the proposals for the planning-gain supplement.

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what proportion of planning-gain supplement he proposes to return to the local authorities within whose area it is generated; and whether the remainder will be allocated to the region within which it is generated. (146782)

The Government set out their proposals for the allocation of planning-gain supplement revenues in paragraph 3.149 - 3.154 of Budget 2007 which is available in the Library of the House.