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Sustainable Development

Volume 463: debated on Tuesday 17 July 2007

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will adopt the development of infrastructure in the Government’s sustainable development areas as a particular cross-departmental priority issue for driving forward from the centre; and if he will make a statement. (149822)

The Government are committed to ensuring that housing growth is accompanied by the social, transport and environmental infrastructure needed to support development, and as such has been conducting a policy review into supporting housing growth. Further announcements will be made in the forthcoming housing Green Paper and the comprehensive spending review.