Written Questions are submitted by MPs or Lords to receive information from a Department.
|5 Dec 2017, 5:11 p.m.||Local Plans: Calderdale||Holly Lynch|
To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether he has the power to redraft the local plan for Calderdale council.
Answer (Alok Sharma)
In his Written Statement of 16 November 2017 (HCWS254), the Secretary of State announced his intention to commence the formal intervention process with 15 local authorities who have not adopted a Local Plan since 2004, including Calderdale. These authorities have until 31 January 2018 to explain why they have failed to adopt a plan and what they will put in place to speed up plan production.