HC Deb 28 July 2000 vol 354 cc934-5W
Mr. Love

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions what the average density of new housing developments, in units per hectare, was on(a) greenfield sites and (b) brownfield sites in (i) 1997–98, (ii) 1998–99 and (iii) 1999–2000. [133460]

Ms Beverley Hughes

The information is available only so far for the period 1994 to 1998 as the data are not robust enough to be presented on an annual basis. In England, over this period the average density of new dwellings built on previously developed land was 28 dwellings per hectare and on land that had not been previously developed was 22 dwellings per hectare.

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