A Treasury consultation has been released that seeks views on the proposed governance, structure and operation of the National Infrastructure Commission.
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- Policy Officer (Planning) Westminster City Council City Hall, 64 Victoria Street, SW1E 6QP
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Steps to streamline the planning process for the deployment of rapidly-evolving energy storage technology follow confusion over how such schemes should be treated in the planning regime.
Transport secretary Chris Grayling has signalled that the timetable for designating the policy statement that will guide the planning decision on Heathrow's third runway has slipped, with a vote in the House of Commons now expected 'in the first half of 2018'.
The publication of a draft version of the first National Infrastructure Assessment (NIA) is likely to slip to the autumn, a senior official at the government's infrastructure advisory body has said.
A senior official at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has defended government delays in determining two major infrastructure schemes, saying that new ministers needed time to get up to speed on the details.
A Planning investigation reveals that councils have collected tens of millions of pounds in Community Infrastructure Levy receipts, but only a small proportion has so far been spent on infrastructure. John Geoghegan reports.
Council planners will come under pressure to take more notice of air quality considerations under the government's action plan to tackle nitrogen dioxide emissions, experts predict.
Local authorities seeking to promote changes to plans for the second phase of the HS2 rail link will have to invest significant time and resources to argue their case, according to infrastructure planning experts.
Northern uproar over transport investment highlights impact of former chancellor, by Jamie Carpenter
Nearly ten years ago, when I visited Blackburn as part of research for a special report on changing patterns of deprivation in England, local leaders highlighted the Lancashire town's poor rail service as a key factor holding back the economic development of their area.
The mayor of London's draft transport strategy could reshape patterns of development over time, says Matthew Mainstone.
Policy: Clean Air Zone Framework
Policy: Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans: Technical Guidance for Local Authorities.