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How we did it: Winning consent for a transmission line

How we did it: Winning consent for a transmission line

A law firm worked closely with the National Grid to obtain approval for a 37 mile electricity transmission line. Colin Marrs reports.

Policy Summary: New guidance on getting consent for housing with major infrastructure projects

Policy Summary: New guidance on getting consent for housing with major infrastructure projects

Policy: Guidance on Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects and Housing.

Why police are investigating attempts to doctor a council's air quality data

Why police are investigating attempts to doctor a council's air quality data

Did a desire to manipulate the planning process cause Cheshire air quality data to be doctored, asks Catherine Early.

Policy Briefing: How London's environmental strategy could affect planners

Policy Briefing: How London's environmental strategy could affect planners

The challenges in making London the first National Park City can be overcome with careful planning, says Ben Kite.

Policy Briefing: What does mayor's transport strategy mean for planning?

Policy Briefing: What does mayor's transport strategy mean for planning?

The mayor of London's draft transport strategy could reshape patterns of development over time, says Matthew Mainstone.

How we did it: Piloting a newt licensing strategy

How we did it: Piloting a newt licensing strategy

A Surrey council is piloting a streamlined licensing system to ease conflicts over protected newt habitats, John Geoghegan reports.

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