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Regional Spatial Strategies

Volume 487: debated on Thursday 5 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what her (a) powers and (b) responsibilities are to (i) approve and (ii) amend the final versions of the integrated regional strategies. (253870)

Part 5 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Bill covers our provisions for regional strategies. The Bill is currently being considered in the other place. Clause 72 sets out the proposed powers and responsibilities of the Secretary of State in approving the regional strategy.