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Local Development Orders

Volume 404: debated on Thursday 1 May 2003

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To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what measures will be implemented to encourage local authorities to use local development orders in enterprise areas, as referred to in paragraph 3.62 of the budget 2003, HC 500. [110171]

The Government will encourage local authorities to make use of Local Development Orders to relax planning controls in Enterprise Areas. Guidance for Local Authorities on the use of planning tools in Enterprise Areas will be covered in the forthcoming draft Planning Policy Statement, PPS4 "Planning for Economic Development" which should be issued for consultation by the end of this year.