John tells The Sun that current plans to build up, not out are “too timid to make a jot of difference”.

In this article published by The Sun, John says that the Government is being too timid in tackling Britain’s housing crisis after it emerged new plans to allow families to “build up” won’t apply to all towns – and can easily be blocked by nimby town hall chiefs… Housing Secretary…

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MP co-ordinates support for plans to ‘Build Up Not Out’ & M5 J21a, but opposes Garden Villages

Weston’s MP John Penrose has intervened in the West of England Joint Spatial Plan (JSP), with support from a cross-party group of local Councillors representing rural villages. In a letter submitted to the JSP, John welcomes the commitment to ‘Build Up Not Out’ in central Weston, and for a Banwell Bypass, but opposes proposals for 2 new towns – which he says are misleadingly being called ‘Garden Villages’ –  near…

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John Penrose MP’s written response to the Joint Spatial Plan

The following is a copy of the letter John Penrose MP sent into the Joint Spatial Plan Consultation: I am writing to respond to the Joint Spatial Plan (JSP) published by the four West of England Councils – Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol City, North Somerset, and South Gloucestershire. There’s…

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