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The government will use additional infrastructure funding to unlock growth and help more evenly distribute economic prosperity across the country, according to its industrial strategy, published today.
A 'place-based strategy' to 'build on the particular strengths of different places and address factors that hold places back' will form a key part of the government's industrial strategy which is due to be published later today.
Plans to axe Scotland's system of city-regional plan-making are contained in a major consultation on changes to the country's planning system.
A measure in the HS2 Bill to allow the secretary of state to acquire land for wider regeneration unrelated to the rail scheme should be dropped as it is 'undesirable and unnecessary', a report by peers has recommended.
How will globalisation affect local planners in the Trump and Brexit era? On the one hand, there have been suggestions that we will see lower economic growth and reduced demand for housing if government seeks to restrict immigration numbers.
First up, news reaches Diary of a twist in the tale of the Carlton Tavern, the London pub that was last year demolished by a developer without planning permission, prompting an order for its rebuilding.
It is good news, if somewhat belated, that Philip McCann's diagnosis of the UK regional problem is getting widespread exposure and debate.
- Strategic Lead Fareham Borough Council Fareham, Hampshire
- Town Planning Vacancies London Legacy Development Corporation London (East), London (Greater)
- Associate Director (Bournemouth) Terence O'Rourke Ltd Bournemouth
- Planner (London) Terence O'Rourke Ltd London
- Senior Compliance & Enforcement Officer Ashfield District Council Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire
Policy: High Speed Two: From Crewe to Manchester, the West Midlands to Leeds and beyond.
Planning rules based on European law are likely to take many years to change despite the Brexit vote, a London conference organised by Planning heard yesterday. Here are three key messages to emerge from the event.
Autumn Statement announcements make clear that, instead of repairing existing road, ministers are focused on using roads funding to pump prime other types of development.
Speakers at last week's Institute for Economic Development (IED) Annual Conference stressed the importance of planning and housebuilding in boosting local economic growth.
Removing the barriers created by borders has been a fundamental part of the European Union's work.
While this year's battle to become London's new mayor was divisive, there was one topic on which all the candidates were in agreement: the green belt.
Recent columns have presented a series of arguments on changes to the economic underpinnings of strategic spatial planning in the aftermath of the European Union referendum.
A government review of 'regional focus' is widely rumoured to be complementing the higher profile reformulation of industrial strategy.