Decision details

LCR 86 - Statement of Common Ground

Decision Maker: Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The adoption of the Liverpool City Region Statement of Common Ground for the Combined Authority, the 6 constituent Authorities and West Lancashire (an Associate Member). The constituent authorities and West Lancashire will also adopt the Statement through their own Corporate procedures.  The Statement of Common Ground sets out how the signatory authorities will work together on spatial planning policy development.  This is a requirement of national legislation / guidance.



The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority agreed that:-


(i)         the LCR Spatial Planning Statement of Common Ground be adopted;


(ii)        the Metro Mayor be authorised to sign the Statement of Common Ground on behalf of the LCR Combined Authority;


(iii)       delegated authority be granted to the Senior Head of Service – Policy and Strategic Commissioning the agreement of minor word changes if proposed by other Liverpool City Region Authorities as part of their adoption procedures, or required to update the document; and


(iv)      the 7 Local Authorities also adopt the LCR Statement of Common Ground through their own Local Authority procedures.

Publication date: 04/10/2019

Date of decision: 04/10/2019

Effective from: 12/10/2019

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