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The impact of environmental regulations on development

Inquiry

This inquiry will assess the impact of environmental regulations on development. It will consider the governance, the associated costs for developers and promoters, and the impact on the delivery of projects, of nationally defined environmental regulations in England. We will also consider the role of different government bodies in monitoring and implementing these regulations.

The committee's report was published on 21 September 2023. The Government's response was published on 12 December 2023 and the report was debated on 19 April 2024.

This inquiry is no longer accepting evidence

The deadline for submissions was Friday 14 April 2023.

Upcoming events

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Past events

Tuesday 11 July 2023
10:30am Private
10:45am Public
The impact of environmental regulations on development - Oral evidence 11 July 2023
10:45am
  • Rachel Maclean (Minister of State (Housing and Planning) at Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities)
  • Trudy Harrison (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Natural Environment and Land Use) at Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs)
  • Jenny Preece (Deputy Director, Planning Infrastructure at Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities)
  • Rachel Fisher (Deputy Director for Land Use Policy at Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs)
Room 3, Palace of Westminster
Tuesday 4 July 2023
10:30am Private
10:45am Public
The impact of environmental regulations on development - Oral evidence 4 July 2023
10:45am
  • Natalie Prosser (Chief Executive Officer at Office for Environmental Protection)
  • Dame Glenys Stacey DBE (Chair at Office for Environmental Protection)
Room 4, Palace of Westminster
Tuesday 27 June 2023
10:30am Private
10:45am Public
The impact of environmental regulations on development - Oral evidence 27 June 2023
10:45am
  • John Curtin (Interim Chief Executive at Environment Agency)
  • Jennie Donovan (Deputy Director, Sustainable Business and Development at Environment Agency)
  • Tony Grayling (Director, Sustainable Business and Development at Environment Agency)
Room 2, Palace of Westminster
Tuesday 20 June 2023
2:00pm Private
2:15pm Public
The impact of environmental regulations on development - Oral evidence 20 June 2023
2:15pm
  • Alan Law (Deputy Chief Executive at Natural England)
  • Tony Juniper (Chair at Natural England)
Room 3, Palace of Westminster

Contact us

  • Email: builtenvironment@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 020 7219 3616 (committee staff) | 020 7219 6640 (Press Officer)
  • Address: Built Environment Committee, House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW