Neighbourhood Development Plans

Department for Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 12th December 2017.

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Photo of James Cartlidge James Cartlidge Conservative, South Suffolk

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.

Photo of Alok Sharma Alok Sharma Minister of State (Communities and Local Government)

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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