Campaign for the Protection of Rural England – Hampshire
The PEIR is defined in the EIA Regulations as, “information which has been compiled by the applicant and is reasonably required for the consultation bodies to develop an informed view of the likely significant environmental effects of the development”. Whilst there is no prescribed format a good PEIR should allow consultees, whether they are specialists or not, to understand the likely environmental effects of the proposed development and informs consultation responses during the Pre-application stage. In the opinion of CPRE Hampshire, the PEIR is inadequate and does not provide sufficient information such that an informed view can be reached as to the likely significant effects of the proposed development.
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