Planning and Compulsory Purchase Bill
Lord Hanningfield (Conservative)
moved Amendment No. 138:
Page 31, line 14, at end insert—
"( ) Any planning application that the Secretary of State declares is of national or regional importance, as designated through subsection (1) must be subject to an economic impact report.
( ) Any planning application for a major infrastructure project based on a site-specific proposal in a national policy statement White Paper shall be considered by an inspector who shall be able to question the need for a specific development."