Population projections indicate slower growth rate over next decade

Population projections indicate slower growth rate over next decade

England's population growth is expected to grow at a slower rate over the next 10 years compared to previous projections, according to new government data that informs councils' housing need figures.

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Judge backs homeowners over council's 'impossible' enforcement demands

A north London council has been handed a £20,000 costs bill after a High Court judge ruled that a barrister and his wife who built an extension to their home without planning permission could not feasibly comply with the local authority's enforcement notice.

Salford City Council to end public-private planning services partnership

Salford City Council to end public-private planning services partnership

Salford City Council is to take its planning services back in-house, ending the Urban Vision public-private partnership formed in 2005.

Political support and strategic planning 'key to large-scale housing scheme success'

Political support and strategic planning 'key to large-scale housing scheme success'

Long-term political support at a local and national level and 'coordinated' cross-boundary strategic working are key ingredients to successfully delivering large-scale new communities, according to a new report.

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The land value capture proposals that are now on the table

The land value capture proposals that are now on the table

National political parties and local government organisations are putting forward ideas on capturing land value uplift generated by planning permissions. Colin Marrs reviews some of the proposals.

Danger of a rush to strategic plans if they replace rather than add to local plans, by Richard Garlick

Danger of a rush to strategic plans if they replace rather than add to local plans, by Richard Garlick

Where more than two or three planners are gathered together, there will usually be positive things said about the benefits of planning across local authority boundaries.

What council mergers mean for planning

What council mergers mean for planning

What could the reorganisations of local government that are currently on the cards in several parts of the country mean for planning, asks Mark Wilding.

How Crossrail 2 property tax may work

How Crossrail 2 property tax may work

A bold suggestion to tax property owners near Crossrail 2 stations to pay for the project faces a number of practical challenges before it could be implemented, say experts.

Policy Summary: Involving communities in decision-making that may have an impact on land

Policy Summary: Involving communities in decision-making that may have an impact on land

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