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Neighbourhood Development Plans

Question for Department for Communities and Local Government

UIN 118251, tabled on 7 December 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, when he plans to bring forward legislative proposals to simplify the process of amending Neighbourhood Plans.

Answered on

12 December 2017

The Neighbourhood Planning Act 2017 (section 4) offers new flexibilities for the process of modifying neighbourhood plans. Regulations for this section of the Act will be laid before Parliament on 13 December 2017 and are due to come into force in the New Year, subject to Parliamentary approval.

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