Planning application submission and determination numbers crash, new MHCLG figures show

The number of planning applications received, determined and granted between April and June each slumped by more than a fifth compared to the previous year, the greatest drops since the aftermath of the financial crash of 2008, new government statistics reveal.

by Michael Donnelly
Development: consented housing units down in 2020 (pic: Getty)
Development: consented housing units down in 2020 (pic: Getty)

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