Report by an independent expert group to recommend measures to help ensure efficient and effective production of Local Plans.
PDF, 2.95MB, 56 pages
This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.
If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email email@example.com. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.
Proposals to speed up and simplify the process of making Local Plans were presented to ministers on 16 March 2016.
In September 2015 ministers launched a panel of experts - the Local Plans Expert Group - to examine what measures or reforms might be helpful in ensuring the efficient and effective production of Local Plans.
Ministers have received the detailed report from the Local Plans Expert Group and it was open to the public for representations until 27 April 2016.
In addition, the Local Plans Expert Group website contains a volume of appendices and a series of discussion papers.
On 7 February 2017 the response to the Select Committee was published. The response briefly summarises representations received on Local Plans Expert Group’s recommendations.