Protecting London's Green Belt

Meeting: 
MQT on 2016-06-22
Session date: 
June 22, 2016
Reference: 
2016/1890
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

How seriously should Londoners take your pledge to oppose building on the Green Belt, given your subsequent assertion that you will consider all applications for development on the Green Belt with an open mind and may therefore support building on the Green Belt in some circumstances?

Answer

Answer for Protecting London's Green Belt

Answer for Protecting London's Green Belt

Answered By: 
The Mayor

My manifesto made clear that I will protect the Green Belt and open spaces including Metropolitan Open Land. This position and the protection already provided by national policy will be the basis for any review of the London Plan on this issue.