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Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park on 18 February (HL1314), whether local councils in their capacity as local planning authorities making decisions can refuse a planning application on the basis that the water and sewage company has not provided a system of waste water that satisfies the Environment Agency; and whether the Planning Inspectorate would be bound to uphold any such refusal.  HL1921

Question HL1921: tabled on 26 February 2020 and due for answer by 11 March 2020

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To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by {member id="4062" field="DisplayAs"}{/member} on 18 February (HL1314), whether local councils in their capacity as local planning authorities making decisions can refuse a planning application on the basis that the water and sewage company has not provided a system of waste water that satisfies the Environment Agency; and whether the Planning Inspectorate would be bound to uphold any such refusal.
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