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The 7 recovered appeal decisions announced before pre-election purdah restrictions

The 7 recovered appeal decisions announced before pre-election purdah restrictions

Communities secretary Sajid Javid decided seven recovered appeals on a single day ahead of the start of pre-election purdah restrictions, refusing a total of 725 homes and allowing only 80 units.

Javid refuses 265 homes in Essex green belt

Javid refuses 265 homes in Essex green belt

The communities secretary has refused plans for up to 265 homes on a green belt site at Benfleet in Essex, against an inspector's recommendation for approval.

Local Plan Watch: Essex and Herts share housing need

Local Plan Watch: Essex and Herts share housing need

A Hertfordshire authority has submitted its local plan for examination following discussions with neighbours over how housing need could be shared among them.

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What the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough devolution deal means for planning

What the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough devolution deal means for planning

The emergence of a non-statutory strategic planning role for the new mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough may have limited impact in the short-term but could prove to be the first step towards greater mayoral planning powers in the area in the future, observers have said.

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