[UPDATE: For the subsequent legislation relating to this consultation, please view this post].
DCLG has published the following government response to the "Technical consultation on planning" (which ran for 8 weeks from 31/07/2014 until 26/09/2014):
- March 2015: Streamlining the consenting process for nationally significant infrastructure planning - The Government's response to the Summer 2014 Technical Consultation (pdf) (link).
The above "response" document covers the proposals relating to the consent process for nationally significant infrastructure projects. The conclusions of the above "response" document are summarised below:
[Note: For a summary of the "consultation" document - i.e. the "Technical consultation on planning" document - please view this post].
[Note: For a summary of the "response" document with respect to changes to Development Consent Orders for nationally significant infrastructure projects, please view this post].
NATIONALLY SIGNIFICANT INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS - THE CONSENT PROCESS:
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