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The Government Office for Yorkshire and The Humber (GOYH) Planning teams advise and act for Government Ministers on important planning issues affecting the region. We also liaise between the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), regional stakeholders and the public on planning issues. We have a promotional role with local authorities and other stakeholders to drive forward a cultural change in planning to deliver sustainable development objectives and improve local authority performance.
The planning system plays an important role in our lives. Effective land use is vital for the well being of the country. Planning is about delivering what people want: jobs, homes, lively city centres, better transport, and sensitive care for our historic buildings and the countryside.
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