Decision details

Response to Government Consultation – The Future of the New Homes Bonus

Reference: D1172

Decision Maker: Portfolio Holder for Resources and Reputation

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To gain portfolio holder endorsement of Gedling Borough Council’s proposed response contained in Appendix A to the Government consultation on the Future of the New Homes Bonus. The consultation closes on 7th April 2021.


1)The Portfolio Holder endorses the proposed response to the consultation on the Future of the New Homes Bonus.

Reasons for the decision:

To inform the Government of the Council’s perspective on proposed reforms to the New Homes Bonus.

Alternative options considered:

The alternative options are for Gedling Borough Council to not respond to the consultation or to amend the drafted response. There is no requirement for the Council to respond to this public consultation but doing so will inform the Government’s proposals from the Council’s perspective. The draft response provided has been informed by the relevant Council Officers in Finance, Planning Policy and Development Management and can be amended if the Portfolio Holder considers it necessary to do so.

Publication date: 07/04/2021

Date of decision: 07/04/2021

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