1.41 The UDP is produced in the light of national and regional planning policies. This is a requirement of the legislation, and the UDP, therefore, takes account of:

  • Legislation and White Papers, such as the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, as amended by the Planning and Compensation Act 1991, and "This Common Inheritance", published during 1990;
  • Relevant Statutory Instruments
  • Planning and Minerals Policy Guidance Notes
  • Relevant Government Circulars
  • Advice to the Secretary of State from the North West Regional Association on North West Regional Planning Guidance
  • Strategic Planning Guidance for Merseyside (PPG11, 1988)