Decision details

Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill: Reforms to National Planning Policy and Implications for the emerging Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Local Plan

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Response to Government consultation proposing reforms to national planning policy


RESOLVED that Cabinet supports the consultation response set out in Appendix 1 to this report and delegates authority to the Director of Planning to submit it to government subject to minor changes.

Voting: Unanimous

Portfolio Holder: Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for Development, Growth and Regeneration


It is important the Council responds to the consultation. The constitution through the Scheme of Delegation to Officers delegates to each Chief Officer authority "To determine whether and how to respond on behalf of the Council to any local, county, sub-regional, regional or national consultation on matters affecting the Council subject to prior consultation with an Executive Member where it relates to an Executive function”.

The Deputy Leader of the Council and Portfolio Holder for Development, Growth and Regeneration requested this consultation response be a matter for Cabinet approval.

Report author: Steve Dring

Publication date: 09/02/2023

Date of decision: 08/02/2023

Decided at meeting: 08/02/2023 - Cabinet

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