House of Commons 15 July 2010
Written Answers (Communities & Local Government)
Simon Reevell: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government when his Department plans to publish its National Planning Framework; and if he will make a statement. 
Greg Clark: In the coalition agreement the Government stated that they will publish and present to Parliament a simple and consolidated national planning framework covering all forms of development. Work is under way to prepare this framework and it will be presented to Parliament when it is complete. We will be making an announcement on how we propose to take forward the national planning framework and the implications for specific areas of planning policy.