Letter to Housing Minister from APPG for Rural Services

Following an All Party Parliamentary Group meeting for Rural Services, the Chairman Rt Hon Philip Dunne MP wrote to the Minister for Housing to consider:

  • The importance of rural exception sites to deliver affordable housing
  • Applying a simple rural definition
  • Permitting local authorities to set their own site thresholds in rural areas

The APPG for Rural Services secretariat is managed by the Rural Services Network.

Click here to read a copy of the letter sent by Rt Hon Philip Dunne MP to the Housing Minister

You might also be interested in reading the Rural Services Network chapters on Availability of Rural Affordable Housing and Rural Planning which form part of our wider Revitalising Rural: Realising the Vision Campaign.


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