DETR consults on sustainability appraisal in regional planning

Efforts to integrate sustainable development criteria into the emerging regional planning framework are moving ahead, with a new paper from the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (DETR) offering draft guidance on good practice in sustainability appraisals. 1 New research has found that most regions have yet to devise planning policies that are sufficiently specific to permit appraisal against sustainable development criteria.

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