HC Deb 19 November 1996 vol 285 c482W
14. Mr. Martyn Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will make a statement on his assessment of the desirability of issuing planning policy guidance on the subject of sustainable development based on the recommendations made in agenda 21. [3131]

Mr. Robert B. Jones

Planning policy guidance has been progressively updated to take account of sustainable development. My Department is also preparing a better practice guide on how to implement sustainable development more effectively through the planning system to be published next year.

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