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Housing: Consultation Papers

Volume 464: debated on Monday 15 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the timetable is for the review of the regional spatial strategies before 2011, further to the publication of the Housing Green Paper; and whether this will be undertaken by the regional chambers. (153993)

The eight RSSs which cover England are currently being reviewed and the indicative timetables are as follows.

The task of reviewing the RSSs is being undertaken by the Regional Assemblies and the Secretary of State in accordance with guidance in PPS11.

The Housing Green Paper stated that the revision of existing RSSs, will continue—with subsequent partial reviews if necessary.

North East

Proposed Changes Consultation—autumn 2007

Issue of final RSS—new year 2008

North West

Proposed Changes Published—autumn 2007

Proposed Changes Consultation—autumn 2007/new year 2008

Issue of final RSS—spring 2008

Yorkshire and Humber

Proposed Changes Published—autumn 2007

Proposed Changes Consultation—autumn 2007/winter 2007

Issue of final—spring 2008

East Midlands

Panel Report Published—autumn 2007

Proposed Changes Published—spring 2008

Proposed Changes Consultation—spring 2008

Issue of final—autumn 2008

West Midlands (Phase 1)

Proposed Changes Consultation—September 2007/November 2007

Issue of final RSS—new year 2008

West Midlands (Phase 2)

Draft RSS to SoS—winter 2007

Consultation on draft RSS—winter 2007/spring 2007

EiP—summer 2008—autumn 2008

Panel Report—winter 2008

Proposed Changes Published—winter 2009

Proposed Changes Consultation—winter 2009/spring 2009

Issue of final RSS—summer 2009

East of England

Issue of final RSS—winter 2007

South East

Proposed Changes Published—winter 2007

Proposed Changes Consultation—winter 2007/spring 2007

Issue of final RSS—summer 2008

South West

Panel Report—winter 2007

Proposed Changes Published—spring 2008

Proposed Changes Consultation—spring 2008/summer 2008

Issue of final RSS—autumn 2008