Environmental Audit Committee - Minutes of Evidence [Back to Report]
Sustainable Development in the National Planning Policy Framework

Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 9 November 2011.

Oral Evidence

Taken before the Environmental Audit Committee

on Wednesday 12 October 2011

Members present:
Joan Walley (Chair) Caroline Lucas
Peter AldousSheryll Murray
Neil CarmichaelCaroline Nokes
Martin CatonMr Mark Spencer
Zac GoldsmithDr Alan Whitehead
Simon KirbySimon Wright
Mark Lazarowicz


Witnesses: Neil Sinden, Director of Policy and Campaigns, Campaign to Protect Rural England, Peter Nixon, Director of Conservation, National Trust, Dr Hugh Ellis, Chief Planner, Town & Country Planning Association, and Naomi Luhde-Thompson, Planning and Policy Advisor, Friends of the Earth, gave evidence

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Witnesses: John Slaughter, Director of External Affairs, Home Builders Federation, Liz Peace, CEO, British Property Federation, gave evidence.

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Witnesses: Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, Minister of State, Department for Communities and Local Government, and Richard Benyon MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, gave evidence.

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Written Evidence

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Prepared 1 December 2011