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Evidence Base

The RLDP must be supported by up-to-date evidence on the social, economic, and environmental issues facing the Vale of Glamorgan. This information is referred to as the ‘evidence base’ and will help make sure that the RLDP is deemed ‘sound’ at examination.


We are currently in the process of developing the evidence base for the RLDP:


Integrated Sustainability Appraisal 

The Integrated Sustainability Appraisal (ISA) is being completed in order to consider and communicate the likely effects of an emerging plan, and suggest alternatives. It focuses on key sustainability issues and fulfils a number of legislative requirements, with the aim of mitigating negative impacts and maximising positive impacts of the plan-making process.  


More information on the ISA