New 'sustainable development' examination test will not set a 'lower bar' for local plans, says white paper advisor

The government's proposed new test that local plans will need to meet to pass examination should make it easier for strategic sites to come forward but will not "lower the bar" overall, one of the expert advisors to the planning changes has revealed.

by Joey Gardiner and John Geoghegan
Christopher Katkowski QC
Christopher Katkowski QC

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