The government must publish a 'comprehensive re-analysis' of the air quality impacts of Heathrow expansion alongside the final draft of the Airports National Policy Statement, MPs have recommended.
EXCLUSIVE: Volunteers who produce neighbourhood plans regard the process as complex and burdensome, involving technical planning knowledge that many communities have to acquire from outside, according to research seen by Planning.
Councils should 'recognise the importance of parks and green spaces' in their local plans, according to a new report on the future of public parks by the communities and local government select committee.
Autumn Statement announcements make clear that, instead of repairing existing road, ministers are focused on using roads funding to pump prime other types of development.
Key announcements in the government's Autumn Statement mark a welcome shift towards support for a wider mix of low-cost home models, practitioners have said.
Local authorities will be invited to bid for funding from the £2.3 billion Housing Infrastructure Fund announced yesterday via a prospectus to be published in the New Year, housing minister Gavin Barwell has told Planning.
- Group Manager Planning and Building Control Southend-on-Sea Borough Council Southend, Southend-on-Sea
- Planning Technician/Assistant Planning Officer/Planning Officer Hastings Borough Council Hastings, East Sussex
- Principal Town Planner – Bristol Allen & York Ltd Bristol
- Business Unit Leader for Planning Policy and Economy Mid Sussex District Council Haywards Heath, West Sussex
- RTPI Planner / Strategic Planner Persimmon Homes Witham, Essex
Any lingering doubts about the current Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) leadership's commitment to the Starter Homes initiative have surely been dispelled by this week's announcement of the first 30 partnerships between councils and the Homes and Communities Agency to spearhead the scheme.
How will globalisation affect local planners in the Trump and Brexit era? On the one hand, there have been suggestions that we will see lower economic growth and reduced demand for housing if government seeks to restrict immigration numbers.
Contrary to some expectations, there was no housing white paper published as part of the Autumn Statement.
There is a wind of change filling the corridors of Department for Communities and Local Government.