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Sustainable Development: Urban Areas

Volume 471: debated on Monday 28 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the estimated time is for an eco-town to be constructed and fully completed, following initial approval from her Department’s bidding process. (182088)

After consultation on the proposals and consideration of individual schemes, we are looking for the first eco-towns to start within the next two years, and to deliver significant growth over the next decade.