Submissions & Responses

SEEC response to the Devolution APPG Inquiry

Responding to the Devolution APPG inquiry into the role that central Government has in making a success of devolution in England, Cllr Roy Perry, Chairman of South East England Councils said: “The Conservative Party 2019 General Election manifesto outlined a commitment to “devolving power to people and places across the UK”. The manifesto said its ambition …

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SEEC response to the PACAC Inquiry – The Evolution of Devolution: English Devolution

Submitting our response to the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee’s Inquiry – The Evolution of Devolution: English Devolution, Chair of South East England Councils, Cllr Roy Perry said: “The Conservative Party 2019 General Election manifesto outlined a commitment to “devolving power to people and places across the UK”. The manifesto said its ambition was for …

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SEEC response to MHCLG’s Planning For The Future White Paper

Submitting our response to the MHCLG’s Planning for the future consultation, Chair of South East England Councils (SEEC) Cllr Roy Perry said: “The South East is already under tremendous planning pressure not least because of higher development costs and it is important that careful attention is paid to the particular issues of the region. We do …

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SEEC response: MHCLG changes to the current planning system consultation

 “The South East is already under tremendous planning pressure through higher development costs and it is important that careful attention is paid to the particular issues of the region. Furthermore, under this proposed housing methodology, there is concern among local authorities, that the South East will face greatest burden in delivering on these revised targets …

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SEEC Response to the BEIS Select Committee’s ‘Levelling-up’ sub-inquiry

South East England Councils response to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee’s (BEIS) ‘Levelling-Up’ sub-inquiry   Post-pandemic economic growth: Levelling up – local and regional structures and the delivery of economic growth sub-inquiry  “The ambition to level-up economic growth across the country is commendable and supported, but not at the price of holding back …

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