CIL & Finance

The information centre for Community Infrastructure Levy, planning obligations and finance information. Find the latest details of councils' levy plans in our live table, and read the latest updates and news analysis from around the country.

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CIL Watch: who's charging what?

CIL Watch: who's charging what?

Want to know whether your local authority has published Community Infrastructure Levy proposals? Our live table includes the latest details of councils' levy plans, including a breakdown of charges by development type.

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More than 100 local authorities in England and Wales have published Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) plans for consultation. Use the interactive maps below to view councils' progress in implementing CIL and the rates they are proposing to charge.

CIL In Depth

Who is benefiting from the 'Boles bung'?

Who is benefiting from the 'Boles bung'?

The Government last year promised parish councils up to a quarter of the Community Infrastructure Levy derived from development in their areas. But research shows that, so far, they have received just one per cent. What is going on, asks Jamie Carpenter.

Exclusive - Parishes handed only 1% of CIL collected by charging authorities

Exclusive - Parishes handed only 1% of CIL collected by charging authorities

Town and parish councils have been passed just one per cent of Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) receipts from developments in their area since neighbourhood funding rules came into force, despite being promised up to 25 per cent by ministers, Planning can reveal.

Booming levy receipts may plug Crossrail funding gap

Booming levy receipts may plug Crossrail funding gap

Booming receipts from a pan-London development levy established to raise funds towards the Crossrail project could be used to plug an emerging shortfall in another part of the funding package for the east-west rail link, it has emerged.

CIL Watch: Labour scales back plans to scrap CIL in favour of review

CIL Watch: Labour scales back plans to scrap CIL in favour of review

The Labour Party has rowed back on plans to scrap the community infrastructure levy (CIL), but is still looking at reviewing the charge, according to the shadow planning minister.