Peers approve levelling up Bill

By Mark Conrad | 22 September 2023

Peers last night approved the amended Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill – leaving ministers seeking a new home for controversial nutrient neutrality rules on developments.

After 16 days in committee, eight days on report and more than 1,000 amendments, the House of Lords finally approved a watered-down version of the Bill.

Ministers will seek Royal Assent for the Bill after the Parliamentary recess.

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