We collect evidence and use evidence collected by other bodies to inform our planning policy-making process. You may want to see the main evidence documents that informed our Core Strategy 2012-2027 if you want to understand, in detail, the issues that shaped the policies within the Core Strategy.
We continue to update evidence on key areas to inform policy monitoring and new policy preparation. Some of the documents are updated on a regular basis, others only when required.
The evidence documents are:national planning policy produced by central government.