The report evaluates the effectiveness of the programme for the financial years 1989/90 to 1993/94 and the extent to which the programme informs the execution and development of land use planning policy.
The report's recommendations set out the basis for the scope and scale of the programme for the next five years and for its implementation and monitoring.
The review report provides the department with an independent assessment of the programme which will assist the achievement of its policy objectives. It is likely that information the report contains will also be of interest to planning consultants, local authorities and to the wider planning community.
Last October, the department commissioned Pieda plc to carry out the review
The report is published by the Department of the Environment, price £14.00, ISBN 1851122702. Copies are available from available from the Publication Sales Unit, Block 3, Spur 7, Government Buildings, Lime Grove, Ruislip HA4 8SF. Tel: 0181 429 5186.