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Abolition of Regional Spatial Strategies: a planning vacuum?

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Oral Evidence

Taken before the Communities and Local Government Committee

on Monday 22 November 2010

Members present:
Mr Clive Betts (Chair) Stephen Gilbert
Heidi AlexanderDavid Heyes
Bob BlackmanGeorge Hollingbery
Simon DanczukJames Morris


Witnesses: Cllr Jim Harker, East Midlands Council, Cllr Ken Thornber, Leader, Hampshire County Council, and Cllr Derek Antrobus, Chair of the Planning and Housing Commission, Association of Greater Manchester Authorities, gave evidence.

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Witnesses: Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Greg Clark MP, Minister for Decentralisation and Planning Policy, and Katrine Sporle, Chief Executive, The Planning Inspectorate, gave evidence.

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