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Planning System

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government – in the House of Commons at 10:30 am on 21st October 2010.

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Photo of Bob Neill Bob Neill The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government 10:30 am, 21st October 2010

Localising decision making and planning is central to the Government's policy. Ministers have made it clear that they will exercise the power to call in only very sparingly where matters of significant national interest and policy are concerned.

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