Why councils may struggle to meet the government's new local plan deadline

Some practitioners say the government's latest December 2023 deadline for local plan adoption is an ambitious target that, given the slow progress of plan production to date, will be a challenge for many councils to meet. However, other observers say it should be achievable given the timescale.

by Ben Kochan
Plan preparation: government has set new deadline
Plan preparation: government has set new deadline

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