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Decision details

Merton's Local Plan and Policies Map - submission to the Secretary of State

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Submission of Merton's Local Plan to the Secretary of State for examination, preceded by six weeks publication




That Cabinet recommended that council resolve to:

A. submit Merton’s Local Plan and Policies Map to the Secretary of State for

independent examination. This would be preceded by a statutory six-week

consultation period between July and September 2021.

B. That Cabinet agreed the timetable for production set out in section 5 of this report, which will amend Merton’s Local Development Scheme.

C. That Cabinet delegated authority to the Director of Environment and Regeneration, Chris Lee, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Housing, Regeneration and the Climate Emergency Councillor Martin Whelton for changes to the documents between 23rd June 2021 and the receipt of the Planning Inspector’s final report.

Report author: Tara Butler

Publication date: 24/06/2021

Date of decision: 22/06/2021

Decided at meeting: 22/06/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 30/06/2021

Accompanying Documents: