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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'.
Plans for what would be one of the UK's tallest buildings have been approved in Croydon, despite Greater London Authority (GLA) concerns over a 'wholly unacceptable' lack of affordable housing.
A planning inspector has granted permission for nearly 300 homes in Northumberland, after finding that the recent withdrawal of the authority's core strategy from examination and its lack of a five-year housing supply had left a 'vacuum', resulting in 'little planned basis on which to identify suitable locations for development'.
A new package of measures intended to simplify and speed up the compulsory purchase process has been introduced by the government.
A Cheshire council has declared five new zones where pollution exceeds government targets as a result of correcting air quality data that was underreported in mysterious circumstances, Planning can reveal.
A claim that protecting so much green belt land is a luxury we can no longer afford features in today's newspaper round-up.
- Senior Urban Design Officer Guildford Borough Council Guildford, Surrey
- Senior Planning Policy Officer South Oxfordshire District Council & Vale of White Horse District Council Oxfordshire
- BUILDINGS FOR MISSION SECRETARY The Church of England Diocese of Durham Durham (City/Town)
- Head of Planning Selby District Council Selby, North Yorkshire
- Senior & Principal Planning Officers Brent Council Aylesbury