The South Tees Development Corporation
(Land at the Former Redcar Steel Works, Redcar)
Compulsory Purchase Order 2019

On 10 April 2019, STDC made The South Tees Development Corporation (Land at the former Redcar Steel Works, Redcar) Compulsory Purchase Order 2019 (“the Order”) pursuant to section 207 of the Localism Act 2011 ("2011 Act"). STDC submitted the Order to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government ("the Secretary of State") for confirmation on 11 April 2019. Twenty objections have been made to the Order.

The Secretary of State, by way of a letter dated 28 June 2019, confirmed his decision to
delegate the decision as to whether to confirm the Order or not to an Inspector pursuant to
section 14D of the Acquisition of Land Act 1981 ("1981 Act"). The Planning Inspectorate
gave notice on 30 July 2019, that an  inquiry would be held into the objections pursuant to
Rule 3 of the Rules ("the Inquiry").

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