Duty to Co-Operate

The Council has a duty to work with neighbouring local authorities and other partners during the preparation of the Local Plan. The statement below sets out what we have done to date.

Comments [or 'representations'] on the duty to cooperate statement should be made in writing by Friday 27 March 2015. We cannot accept any comments after this date.

Duty To Cooperate Statement (pdf 1.04MB)

In 2012 adjoining local authorities were asked whether they might be able to help meet some of Sefton’s unmet housing needs.  All confirmed in writing they were unable to do so. 

The responses are provided below

Knowsley letter (pdf 571KB)
Liverpool letter 1 (pdf 549KB)
Liverpool letter 2 (pdf 173KB)
West Lancs letter (pdf 84KB)
Wirral letter (pdf 45KB)

Last Updated on 20 September 2016