Compulsory Purchase Order powers

Meeting: 
MQT on 2015-10-21
Session date: 
October 21, 2015
Reference: 
2015/3353
Question By: 
Nicky Gavron
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

The Government has announced plans to give you further powers to promote Compulsory Purchase Orders. In response to 2015/2872, you noted that the proposals are still under discussion. When will the proposals will be finalised?

Answer

Answer for Compulsory Purchase Order powers

Answer for Compulsory Purchase Order powers

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I do not have a date for this yet. However, I am looking forward to an announcement by Government before the end of the year. There are also further powers in relation to the compulsory purchase process set out in the Housing and Planning Bill, which I welcome.