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Closed petition Give Local Authorities powers to control the housing market in rural and tourist areas of Wales

In a number of rural and tourist areas, a large proportion of local inhabitants are deprived of homes as house prices have been inflated by demand for second homes and holiday homes. The First Minister could direct the relevant Ministers to engage in urgent discussions with Local Authorities to draw up a strategy to ensure community control of the housing market mainly through amendments to the planning system.

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5,386 signatures

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The Senedd debated this topic

This topic was debated on 17 March 2021

Watch the petition ‘Give Local Authorities powers to control the housing market in rural and tourist areas of Wales’ being debated

The petition was debated by the Senedd in Plenary on 17 March 2021.