§ Ms. Mowlam
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what plans he has to introduce a review of planning policy guidance note 16.
§ Sir Paul Beresford
There are no proposals to review the policy on archaeology and planning as set out in PPG 16. However, the Department of National Heritage and English Heritage are reviewing the implementation of this PPG. Consultants have been appointed and preparatory work for a study is now under way.