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Policy Briefing: Government sets out details of support for local growth

Policy Briefing: Government sets out details of support for local growth

A series of growth deals is set to shape the use of government funding for local development, David Marlow reports.

How to win permission for a garden city

How to win permission for a garden city

Garden cities suddenly seem to be everyone's favourite solution for meeting growing housing need. But what are the options for getting permission to build one, asks Ben Kochan.

Policy Summary - Councils invited to pioneer new right-to-build initiative

Policy Summary - Councils invited to pioneer new right-to-build initiative

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How we did it: Relaxing the rules on extensions to homes

How we did it: Relaxing the rules on extensions to homes

A South East authority has brought in a streamlined approval process for home extensions across its area. Ben Kochan reports


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