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Land Use (Gardens Protection Etc.) Bill 2009-10

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)
Sponsor:
Mr Andrew Dismore

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 36 09-10 (As Presented) | PDF version, 76KB 09.02.2010

Latest news on the Land Use (Gardens Protection Etc.) Bill 2009-10

This Bill was presented to Parliament on 6 January 2010. This is known as First Reading and there was no debate on the Bill at this stage. 

The 2009-10 session of parliament has prorogued and this Bill will make no further progress.

Summary of the Land Use (Gardens Protection Etc.) Bill 2009-10

The Bill would require planning authorities to have special regard to the desirability of preserving gardens and urban green spaces.

Current planning guidance provides some protection for public open space but not for private gardens. The Bill has been drafted in response to concerns that too many private gardens are used to provide for house building.

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