A Treasury consultation has been released that seeks views on the proposed governance, structure and operation of the National Infrastructure Commission.
- BUILDINGS FOR MISSION SECRETARY The Church of England Diocese of Durham Durham (City/Town)
- Head of Planning Selby District Council Selby, North Yorkshire
- Principal CIL/S106 Infrastructure Planning Officer & Career Grade Planning Officer -Flexible Working Brent Council Wembley
- Manager for Development Management Bedford Borough Council Located in the Oxford-Cambridge corridor
- Transport Planners/Senior Transport Planners x 2 City of London London (Central), London (Greater)
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 delay to the timetable for MPs to vote on the policy statement that will guide the planning decision on Heathrow's expansion and reports that the Labour Party may withdraw its support for the project have raised questions over the future of the scheme.
A law firm worked closely with the National Grid to obtain approval for a 37 mile electricity transmission line. Colin Marrs reports.
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.
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.