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Regional Spatial Strategies

Volume 487: debated on Tuesday 3 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what timetable she has set for the agreement of each regional spatial strategy. (251859)

The regional spatial strategies for the following regions are expected to be issued by the Secretary of State as follows:

Spring 2009: East Midlands

Spring 2009: South East

Summer 2009: South West

Spring 2010: West Midlands (phase 2)

Autumn 2011: West Midlands (phase 3)

Four RSSs have already been issued by the Secretary of State and phase 1 of the West Midlands RSS as follows:

15 January 2008: West Midlands (phase 1) Black Country sub-regional plan

12 May 2008: East of England

21 May 2008: Yorkshire and Humber

15 July 2008: North East

30 September 2008: North West