Planning and Compulsory Purchase Bill
Lord Lucas (Conservative)
moved Amendment No. 121:
After Clause 39, insert the following new clause—
"HIGH QUALITY DESIGN
(1) This section applies to any person who, or body which, exercises any function—
(a) under Part 1 in relation to a regional spatial strategy;
(b) under Part 2 in relation to local development documents;
(c) under Part 6 in relation to the Wales Spatial Plan or a local development plan.
(2) The person or body must exercise the function with a view to contributing to the achievement of high quality design in the built environment.
(3) For the purposes of subsection (2), the person or body must have regard to national policies and advice contained in guidance issued or prescribed by—
(a) the Secretary of State for the purposes of subsection (1)(a) and (b);
(b) the National Assembly for Wales for the purposes of subsection (1)(c)."