So MPS would stay, as would the conditions and costs circulars and many other procedural circulars. The fate of some annexes, such as to PPS22, remains unclear.
It would seem the government has sensibily decided it would be unwise to try and replace one whole volume of the planning encylopedia in a few days.
Why keep the conditions circular and withdraw the 30th May 2008 annex to it replacing para 56 to 59?
Critically The Planning System 2004:General Principles – Still applies.