Bill to protect gardens and urban green spaces starts another passage through parliament

The Land Use (Gardens Protection) Bill has received its first reading in the House of Commons.

The Land Use (Gardens Protection) Bill — which aims to make provision for the protection of gardens and urban green spaces — has been proposed by Labour MP Andrew Dismore.

It was briefly debated in Parliament on 8 May 2009 before being adjourned for further discussion and did not make it through last year's legislative session.

The Bill will receive its second reading in the House of Commons on 26 February.

 

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