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Nick Boles has told a Tory party conference fringe event to 'shoot me' if he is still planning minister after the next general election.7 comments
A council in Surrey is set to withdraw its key planning document after carrying out a study that indicated it would have to 'significantly' raise its proposed annual housebuilding target.
A council has complained of 'corporate bullying' after three housebuilders threatened a judicial review over a neighbourhood plan that recently passed examination.
The communities secretary has approved a mixed-use scheme in east London, ruling that the council's expectation for affordable housing provision to be provided by the development was 'unrealistic'.
The Welsh government has said that it intends to insert an 'explicit reference' to the agent of change principle within national planning policy and allow councils to designate areas of 'cultural significance for music' within local plans.
All new developments in Wales would be required to have a sustainable drainage system that meets mandatory national standards under proposals published by the Welsh government.
The developer behind plans for a new nuclear power station at Anglesey in north Wales has unveiled revised plans for the scheme, including a new commitment to fund the delivery of affordable housing in the area.
Smaller-scale developments in Watford may be exempted from on-site affordable housing requirements, according to draft guidance published by the borough council.
Campaigners have secured a date at the High Court to seek to overturn a council's resolution to grant consent for a 1,800-home development on a 248-hectare aerodrome site in Surrey.1 comment
- Principal Planning Officer East Riding of Yorkshire Council Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire
- Principal Urban Design Officer (Development Management and Strategic Planning) London Borough of Sutton Carshalton, Sutton
- Senior Planning Enforcement Officer London Borough of Sutton Location - Environment, Housing and Regeneration Offices, 24 Denmark Road, Carshalton, Surrey, SM5 2JG
- Planning Director Jane Pye Associates Buckinghamshire
- Senior Planner Pegasus East Midlands Region