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151 DURHAM GROWTH POINT BID PDF 76 K
Report of Deputy Chief Executive.
The Lead Member for Planning and Development presented a report regarding the above bid that had been co-ordinated through Durham Housing & Neighbourhoods Board and submitted to the Government at the end of October 2007. (For copy see file of Minutes).
It was explained that following the publication of the Housing Green Paper in July 2007, the Government had announced in a letter to Chief Executives on 2nd August 2007 that it would be inviting proposals for additional growth points in the North of England. The growth points would help the Government to meet its housing delivery targets and would be used to overcome worsening affordability in the housing market.
Members’ attention was drawn to the briefing note attached to the report, which gave details of the bid.
RESOLVED: That the contents of the briefing report be noted.