This letter sets out the government’s position on examining Local Plans and links to wider measures the government will take to improve plan-making.
This letter explains recent progress in plan-making and the value of getting Local Plans in place, even if imperfect in some respects.
- sets out the government’s view on how inspectors should achieve a sound Local Plan
- highlights the potential use of early review in plan-making to address issues which are not critical to the plan’s soundness or legal compliance
- links to a ministerial statement made to Parliament which sets out the wider measures the government will take to improve plan-making