Regional planning and development

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This page highlights some of the current parliamentary material available on regional planning and development. This includes briefing papers on current legislation and other subjects produced by the parliamentary research services, and the latest Early Day Motions put down by MPs.

Select Committee Reports

DateDescription
02.11.2009Impact of the economic downturn on the south west and the Government's response.
Dept for Communities and Local Government; South West Select Committee report
28.10.2009East Midlands Development Agency and the regional economic strategy.
Dept for Communities and Local Government; East Midlands Development Agency; East Midlands Select Committee report
21.07.2009Impact of the current economic situation on the North West and the Government's response.
North West Select Committee report
20.07.2009Appointment of the deputy chairs of the Infrastructure Planning Commission.
Communities and Local Government Select Committee report
20.07.2009East Midlands Development Agency and the regional economic strategy.East
East Midlands Select Committee report
 

Standard Notes

DateDescription
21.10.2009Aviation: airports in South East England
This note gives details of plans to expand air capacity in SE England; including proposals for Stansted, Gatwick and other, smaller airports. It does not cover
 

Research Papers

DateDescription
24.07.2009Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Bill [HL]: Committee Stage Report
This report covers the Committee Stage of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Bill (HL) 2008-09. The Bill implements a number of community ...
22.05.2009Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Bill [HL]: Economic, regional and construction aspects (Bill 93 of 2008-09).
This paper covers parts 4 to 8 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Bill [HL]. The Bill implements a number of changes in relation to regional ...
15.01.2007The Sustainable Communities Bill
09.01.1998Regional Development Agencies Bill 1997/98
Regional Development Agencies Bill (Bill 100 1997/98). House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/7.
 

Early Day Motions

DateDescription
20.07.2009WEST MIDLANDS REGIONAL SPATIAL STRATEGY
That this House has no confidence in the West Midlands Regional Spatial Strategy; and calls on the Government to abandon it immediately and instead give local authorities the freedom ...
13.07.2009SOUTH WEST REGIONAL SPATIAL STRATEGY (No. 2)
That this House has no confidence in the South West Regional Spatial Strategy; and calls on the Government to abandon it immediately and instead give local authorities the freedom to ...
13.07.2009PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE SOUTH WEST REGION
That this House endorses the Save Our Green Spaces campaign manifesto; notes the recommendation from the Environmental Audit Committee that the Government suspend the implementation ...
10.06.2009GREAT NORTH REVOLUTION CAMPAIGN
That this House warmly endorses the Newcastle Journal's launch of its great North Revolution campaign, a major drive to stimulate the development of an economy truly fit for the 21st ...
23.02.2009THAMES GATEWAY FUNDING FOR CASTLE POINT
That this House is concerned that Thames Gateway, which has distributed £593.7 million in capital sums over the last five years has, during that period, distributed only £1.291 million, ...
 

Latest news on Regional planning and development

South West transport inquiry continues
South West transport inquiry continues
26 October 2009

Committee hears evidence in Bristol as part of its inquiry into south west of England transport

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Glossary

  • Research Papers (RP) - briefings produced by the House of Commons Library on Bills, topical issues and regular statistics
  • Standard Notes (SN) - shorter and less formal Library briefings
  • Early Day Motions (EDMs) - formal motions submitted by MPs in the House of Commons
  • POST Notes - short briefing notes produced by the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology
  • Lords Library Notes (LLN) - an occasional series of papers compiled by the House of Lords Library