The "Part 1 of the GPDO – Larger Rear Extensions – Background Information" page has been updated to include the following additional information:
- 16/04/2013: House of Commons, consideration of the amendment by the House of Lords ("Ping Pong") - On 16/04/2013, the House of Commons decided to disagree with the amendment to the Growth and Infrastructure Bill by the House of Lords, following assurances made by Eric Pickles (Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government) during the debate that the proposed changes to Part 1 of the GPDO would be "revised" (link).
- 16/04/2013: BBC - Eric Pickles promises a 'revised approach' to home extension plan (link).
- 16/04/2013: BBC - Planning rules changes criticised by Conservative MP (link).
- 16/04/2013: BBC - Planning relaxation 'will bring neighbour disputes' (link).