The proposed amendment to Town and Country Planning (Regional Planning) (England) Regulations 2004 does not change the existing legislative requirement for regional planning bodies to include at least one member from each of type of relevant authority, if such an authority exists within the region concerned. Where a “relevant authority” means
(a) a district council,
(b) a county council,
(c) a metropolitan district council,
(d) a National park authority,
(e) the Broads authority,
(f) the Council of the Isles of Scilly
In addition, at least 60 percent. of the membership of regional planning bodies must be from local planning authorities.