§ Lord Gladwin of Clee
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What representations they have received in the light of the consultation paper on the draft Town and Country Planning (Assessment of Environmental Effects) Regulations 1998, implementing the requirements of the amended Environmental Impact Assessment Directive (97/11/EC). [HL3629]
§ The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (Lord Whitty)
The consultation paper on the draft Town and Country Planning (Assessment of Environmental Effects) (England and Wales) Regulations 1998 was issued on 21 July 1998. To date, 105 responses have been received from business, local government and environmental organisations, as well as members of the public. A list of the responses has been placed in the Library of the House and copies of all the responses have been placed in the DETR library. The Government are considering these responses and the regulations will come into force on 14 March 1999.