London mayor Sadiq Khan has said he will not provide the financial guarantees required to allow work to begin on the controversial 'Garden Bridge' project, casting the future of the project into doubt.
Fewer than a dozen authorities have published preliminary Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) plans for consultation in the last 12 months, according to figures compiled for Planning's CIL Watch bulletin which suggest there has been a marked slowdown in CIL preparation work.
Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to call a snap general election could see changes to timetables for the implementation of key changes to the planning system, according to experts.
Reports that a parish council opposed to a 144-home housing development wants to 'break free' from its district council and 'defect' to another council with a five-year housing land supply features in today's newspaper round-up.1 comment
A claim that Tory party opposition to wind farms risks the UK missing out on one of the cheapest sources of electricity features in today's newspaper round-up.
Almost one year after taking the job, the Planning Inspectorate's chief executive Sarah Richards speaks exclusively to Jamie Carpenter about the key challenges the organisation faces.1 comment
Regulations to bring England's planning system in line with a revised version of the EIA directive have been laid before Parliament by the government.
Reports that children's playgrounds 'are closing at an alarming rate across the country' as councils face continued budget cuts feature in today's newspaper round-up.
A Surrey council has cut the housing target in its updated draft local plan, including slashing the number of green belt homes by a quarter.1 comment
EXCLUSIVE A quarter of recovered appeals and call-in decisions are being decided outside a new three-month deadline for secretary of state decisions, the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) admitted this week.