Independent review of build out

Documents relating to the independent review led by Sir Oliver Letwin.

The independent review of build out was announced by government at Budget 2017 and was led by the Rt Hon Sir Oliver Letwin MP.

Its purpose was to explain the significant gap between housing completions and the amount of land allocated or permissioned in areas of high housing demand, and make recommendations for closing it.

A preliminary update was published on 13 March 2018, draft analysis on 25 June 2018 and the final report was published on 29 October 2018.

Final report

  1. Independent review of build out: final report

Draft analysis

  1. Independent review of build out: draft analysis

Preliminary update

  1. Independent review of build out: preliminary update

Terms of reference

Published 29 October 2018