Examination of Witnesses

Part of Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 12:15 pm on 23rd June 2022.

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Photo of Matthew Pennycook Matthew Pennycook Shadow Minister (Levelling Up, Housing, Communities and Local Government) 12:15 pm, 23rd June 2022

Q I have a very specific question relating to clause 83, which states that planning determination must be made

“in accordance with the development plan and any national development management policies, unless material considerations strongly indicate otherwise.”

Is that language sufficiently clear to be easily understood by councils?