HC Deb 06 November 1997 vol 300 c272W
Mr. Yeo

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions which draft county structure plans the Government office for each region has(a) responded to and (b) commented on since 1 May. [14076]

Mr. Raynsford

Since 1 May 1977, formal interventions have been made by Government Offices on behalf of the Secretary of State in respect of the deposited County Durham structure plan (objection submitted by Government Office for the North East) and the Cornwall structure plan (withdrawal of direction not to adopt by the Government Office for the South West).

In addition, comments have been submitted by Government Offices in respect of the reviews of the following structure plans:

Government Office for the West Midlands Shropshire
Government Office for the Eastern Region Essex
Government Office for the South East Oxfordshire

More generally, Government Offices maintain ongoing discussions with all structure planning authorities in their areas.