Mayoral Development Orders 1

Meeting: 
MQT on 2015-03-25
Session date: 
March 25, 2015
Reference: 
2015/0962
Question By: 
Nicky Gavron
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

The recently passed Infrastructure Act gives the Mayor of London power to create Mayoral Development Orders. Who came up with the idea?

Answer

Answer for Mayoral Development Orders 1

Answer for Mayoral Development Orders 1

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The proposal for MDOs was developed by the GLA working in partnership with DCLG officials. MDOs are one of a number of potential planning and delivery tools available to drive housing and employment growth in London and help accelerate development.  The consent of the borough is a requirement of proceeding with a MDO.