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star this property date less than 2015-03-17more like thismore than 2015-03-17
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Local Plans more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will bring forward legislative proposals to provide for local authorities who do not produce a local plan to be placed in special measures. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Nuneaton more like this
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Mr Marcus Jones remove filter
star this property uin 227787 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-24more like thismore than 2015-03-24
star this property answer text <p>Plan making has significantly improved under this Government. 81% of local planning authorities have at least published their plan and 63% of local planning authorities now have an adopted local plan in place (compared to 17% in 2010).</p><p> </p><p>The Localism Act has strengthened the role of Local Plans, allowing local councils – in consultation with local residents – to draw up plans and determine where new development should and should not go. Paragraph 14 of the National Planning Policy Framework already provides a very strong incentive for councils to have a Local Plan in place. I am aware that the Labour Party's Lyons Review proposed that sanctions should be imposed against councils without a Local Plan and that the Secretary of State should direct the Planning Inspectorate to produce a Local Plan in place of the Council. However, I believe that proposal is excessively centralising, and would be an unpalatable re-creation of the top-down planning regime that we abolished in the Localism Act.</p><p> </p><p>Drawing up a Local Plan can be challenging – it involves trade-offs and hard choices, and there is no longer Regional Planning Guidance or Regional Spatial Strategy imposed from above to hide behind and blame. But it is our preference for this to be a locally-led process.</p><p> </p><p><br><br>The Government has supported local authorities in their Plan making by funding the Planning Advisory Service; the Planning Inspectorate; and senior retired Planning Inspectors to help bring forward sound Local Plans.</p><p> </p><p>This Government introduced neighbourhood planning which offers an unprecedented opportunity for communities to develop plans with statutory force. Over 1,400 communities, representing around 6 million people in England, have now applied for a neighbourhood area to be designated and 59 successful referendums on neighbourhood plans have been held. The Government is committed to supporting communities throughout the process and encouraging more communities to join them. The Government recently announced a new support contract worth £22.5 million, which will begin in April 2015 and last until 2018.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 227786 more like this
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less than 2015-03-24T18:04:25.043Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-24T18:04:25.043Z
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4009
star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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4024
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Marcus Jones more like this
227732
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-03-17more like thismore than 2015-03-17
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Local Plans more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will take steps to assist local residents to produce a local plan in areas where no such plan has been produced by the local authority. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Nuneaton more like this
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Mr Marcus Jones remove filter
star this property uin 227786 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-24more like thismore than 2015-03-24
star this property answer text <p>Plan making has significantly improved under this Government. 81% of local planning authorities have at least published their plan and 63% of local planning authorities now have an adopted local plan in place (compared to 17% in 2010).</p><p> </p><p>The Localism Act has strengthened the role of Local Plans, allowing local councils – in consultation with local residents – to draw up plans and determine where new development should and should not go. Paragraph 14 of the National Planning Policy Framework already provides a very strong incentive for councils to have a Local Plan in place. I am aware that the Labour Party's Lyons Review proposed that sanctions should be imposed against councils without a Local Plan and that the Secretary of State should direct the Planning Inspectorate to produce a Local Plan in place of the Council. However, I believe that proposal is excessively centralising, and would be an unpalatable re-creation of the top-down planning regime that we abolished in the Localism Act.</p><p> </p><p>Drawing up a Local Plan can be challenging – it involves trade-offs and hard choices, and there is no longer Regional Planning Guidance or Regional Spatial Strategy imposed from above to hide behind and blame. But it is our preference for this to be a locally-led process.</p><p> </p><p><br><br>The Government has supported local authorities in their Plan making by funding the Planning Advisory Service; the Planning Inspectorate; and senior retired Planning Inspectors to help bring forward sound Local Plans.</p><p> </p><p>This Government introduced neighbourhood planning which offers an unprecedented opportunity for communities to develop plans with statutory force. Over 1,400 communities, representing around 6 million people in England, have now applied for a neighbourhood area to be designated and 59 successful referendums on neighbourhood plans have been held. The Government is committed to supporting communities throughout the process and encouraging more communities to join them. The Government recently announced a new support contract worth £22.5 million, which will begin in April 2015 and last until 2018.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 227787 more like this
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less than 2015-03-24T18:04:24.87Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-24T18:04:24.87Z
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4009
star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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4024
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Marcus Jones more like this
1110803
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star this property date less than 2019-04-09more like thismore than 2019-04-09
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Recycling more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, which local authorities in England collect recycling (a) weekly and (b) more than once a week. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Nuneaton more like this
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Mr Marcus Jones remove filter
star this property uin 242814 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-15more like thismore than 2019-04-15
star this property answer text <p>The attached spreadsheet sets out which local authorities in England collect recycling (a) weekly and (b) more than once a week.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-04-15T12:41:42.367Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-15T12:41:42.367Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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1
star this property file name Copy of LA data on recycling collection frequency for PQ 242814 (1).xlsx more like this
star this property title LA data on recycling collection frequency more like this
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4024
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Marcus Jones more like this
885144
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-04-17more like thismore than 2018-04-17
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Average Earnings more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What assessment his Department has made of the effect on working people of the increase in real wages projected by the Office for Budget Responsibility. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Nuneaton more like this
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Mr Marcus Jones remove filter
star this property uin 904797 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-04-17more like thismore than 2018-04-17
star this property answer text <p>The Government welcome the fact that the OBR forecast real wages to increase in 2018, and to continue growing in every year of this parliament.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is taking action to support incomes by increasing the National Living Wage, raising the personal allowance and freezing fuel duty.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
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less than 2018-04-17T14:57:41.583Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-17T14:57:41.583Z
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4051
star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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4024
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Marcus Jones more like this
885376
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-04-17more like thismore than 2018-04-17
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Railways: Nuneaton more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what information holds on the number of passenger (a) arrivals and (b) departures at Nuneaton railway station in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Nuneaton more like this
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Mr Marcus Jones remove filter
star this property uin 136239 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-04-25more like thismore than 2018-04-25
star this property answer text <p>Estimates of the number of passengers travelling to and from Nuneaton railway station as estimated by the Office of Rail and Road are as follows:</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Station entries</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Station exits</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Interchanges</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>643,010</p></td><td><p>643,010</p></td><td><p>599,545</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015/16</p></td><td><p>618,246</p></td><td><p>618,246</p></td><td><p>423,978</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014/15</p></td><td><p>569,041</p></td><td><p>569,041</p></td><td><p>440,061</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013/14</p></td><td><p>560,276</p></td><td><p>560,276</p></td><td><p>562,930</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>520,499</p></td><td><p>520,499</p></td><td><p>277,659</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><em> </em></p><p><em>Source: Office of Rail and Road, Estimates of Station Usage</em></p><p> </p><p>Station entries and exits are an estimation of the number of passenger journeys with an origin or final destination of Nuneaton respectively. The methodology applied makes an assumption that the number of station entries and exits are equal.</p><p> </p><p>Journeys in which a passenger changes from one train to another at Nuneaton are included as interchanges. Passengers on trains serving Nuneaton who do not board or alight at this station are not included in these statistics.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Orpington more like this
star this property answering member printed Joseph Johnson more like this
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less than 2018-04-25T10:47:57.163Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-25T10:47:57.163Z
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4039
star this property label Biography information for Joseph Johnson more like this
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4024
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Marcus Jones more like this
1027722
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star this property date less than 2018-12-18more like thismore than 2018-12-18
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Housing: Construction more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, to which budgets of local authorities the New Homes Bonus can be allocated. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Nuneaton more like this
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Mr Marcus Jones remove filter
star this property uin 203427 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-27more like thismore than 2018-12-27
star this property answer text <p>The New Homes Bonus is un-ringfenced so authorities can choose how to allocate funding to meet local priorities, for example on frontline services or keeping council tax down, as we recognise that local authorities are in the best position to make decisions about local priorities. The Government does not monitor how local authorities utilise New Homes Bonus funding but it is expected that local authorities engage with their local communities to decide how the money is spent, so residents feel the direct benefits of growth.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
203428 more like this
203429 more like this
203430 more like this
203431 more like this
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less than 2018-12-27T10:41:58.567Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-27T10:41:58.567Z
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4495
star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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4024
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Marcus Jones more like this
1027723
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star this property date less than 2018-12-18more like thismore than 2018-12-18
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Housing: Construction more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether the New Homes Bonus can be used for day to day local government service revenue spending. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Nuneaton more like this
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Mr Marcus Jones remove filter
star this property uin 203428 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-27more like thismore than 2018-12-27
star this property answer text <p>The New Homes Bonus is un-ringfenced so authorities can choose how to allocate funding to meet local priorities, for example on frontline services or keeping council tax down, as we recognise that local authorities are in the best position to make decisions about local priorities. The Government does not monitor how local authorities utilise New Homes Bonus funding but it is expected that local authorities engage with their local communities to decide how the money is spent, so residents feel the direct benefits of growth.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
203427 more like this
203429 more like this
203430 more like this
203431 more like this
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less than 2018-12-27T10:41:58.627Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-27T10:41:58.627Z
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4495
star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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4024
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Marcus Jones more like this
1027724
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star this property date less than 2018-12-18more like thismore than 2018-12-18
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Housing: Construction more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether the New Homes Bonus can be used for local authority general revenue budget expenditure. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Nuneaton more like this
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Mr Marcus Jones remove filter
star this property uin 203429 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-27more like thismore than 2018-12-27
star this property answer text <p>The New Homes Bonus is un-ringfenced so authorities can choose how to allocate funding to meet local priorities, for example on frontline services or keeping council tax down, as we recognise that local authorities are in the best position to make decisions about local priorities. The Government does not monitor how local authorities utilise New Homes Bonus funding but it is expected that local authorities engage with their local communities to decide how the money is spent, so residents feel the direct benefits of growth.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
203427 more like this
203428 more like this
203430 more like this
203431 more like this
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less than 2018-12-27T10:41:58.673Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-27T10:41:58.673Z
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4495
star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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4024
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Marcus Jones more like this
1027726
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-18more like thismore than 2018-12-18
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Housing: Construction more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many lower-tier local authorities use the New Homes Bonus for revenue spending. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Nuneaton more like this
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Mr Marcus Jones remove filter
star this property uin 203430 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-27more like thismore than 2018-12-27
star this property answer text <p>The New Homes Bonus is un-ringfenced so authorities can choose how to allocate funding to meet local priorities, for example on frontline services or keeping council tax down, as we recognise that local authorities are in the best position to make decisions about local priorities. The Government does not monitor how local authorities utilise New Homes Bonus funding but it is expected that local authorities engage with their local communities to decide how the money is spent, so residents feel the direct benefits of growth.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
203427 more like this
203428 more like this
203429 more like this
203431 more like this
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less than 2018-12-27T10:41:58.737Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-27T10:41:58.737Z
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4495
star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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4024
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Marcus Jones more like this
1027727
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-18more like thismore than 2018-12-18
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Housing: Construction more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether any advice and guidance has been issued to local authorities on how the New Homes Bonus can be used. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Nuneaton more like this
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Mr Marcus Jones remove filter
star this property uin 203431 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-27more like thismore than 2018-12-27
star this property answer text <p>The New Homes Bonus is un-ringfenced so authorities can choose how to allocate funding to meet local priorities, for example on frontline services or keeping council tax down, as we recognise that local authorities are in the best position to make decisions about local priorities. The Government does not monitor how local authorities utilise New Homes Bonus funding but it is expected that local authorities engage with their local communities to decide how the money is spent, so residents feel the direct benefits of growth.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
203427 more like this
203428 more like this
203429 more like this
203430 more like this
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less than 2018-12-27T10:41:58.783Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-27T10:41:58.783Z
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4495
star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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4024
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Marcus Jones more like this