This report, known as a ‘Monitoring Report’, monitors progress made in implementing the Regional Spatial and Economic Strategy (RSES) for the Eastern and Midland Region (EMR) over the last two years.
The purpose of the Report is to specify the progress made in securing the overall objectives of the RSES for the Eastern and Midland Region, including progress made by relevant public bodies and each local authority in the Regional Assembly area.
The report is a statutory report and the Eastern and Midland Regional Assembly are required to submit this Monitoring Report to the National Oversight and Audit Commission (NOAC). NOAC shall consider the Monitoring Report of the Regional Assembly and may make recommendations to the Minister in relation to relevant measures to further support the implementation of the RSES.
The information contained in this report is relevant to the Regional Assembly as it allows the Assembly to track the progress of the RSES over time. It is also relevant to the Local Authorities and Public bodies, and indeed the wider public, in tracking progress relating to RSES implementation.