Jobs - what do we have to do?
National planning policy places significant weight on the need to support economic growth and productivity (see glossary), taking into account both local business needs, and opportunities for development that arise from outside the area.
Our Local Plan (see glossary) needs to provide a clear economic vision and strategy which positively and proactively encourages sustainable economic growth. This includes identifying sites to meet economic growth needs.
Plans should also support the continued vitality and viability of town centres, as well as supporting a prosperous rural economy.
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