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PPS 24 (Draft): Economic Considerations

Issued by: DOE
Status: Draft
Published: January 2011

Draft Planning Policy Statement (PPS) 24 ' Economic Considerations' was issued for public consultation in January 2011. It provided guidance on the weight to be accorded to economic considerations in the making of planning decisions.
Following consideration of the responses received to the public consultation, the Minister of the Environment formally announced on 6 September 2011 that he had decided not to proceed with PPS 24. Full details on the Ministers decision can be found in the news release which can be accessed via the link below:
For information, the Draft PPS and the responses received to the public consultation may still be viewed via the links below.

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A public consultation took place on the above document from 17 January - 6 May 2011. To view the responses to the consultation please click on the link below.
A report summarising the main issues to emerge from the public consultation may be viewed below:
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