Public houses

Meeting: 
MQT on 2016-05-25
Session date: 
May 25, 2016
Reference: 
2016/1741
Question By: 
Steve O'Connell
Organisation: 
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Do you support the strong protections for public houses in the London Plan and will you commit to retaining them?

Answer

Answer for Public houses

Answer for Public houses

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Yes. In my manifesto I indicate that I intend to strengthen planning protections for London's iconic pubs. I also intend to support pubs, live music venues and clubs by introducing an 'Agent of Change' principle so that new developments next to existing venues meet soundproofing costs.