Gove 'pauses and promises to review government planning changes'

New housing secretary Michael Gove has "paused" the government’s long-awaited shake-up of the planning system and pledged to conduct a review into how the proposals can be improved, according to newspaper reports, which say he intends to consult with Tory backbenchers.

by Ellie Kahn
New housing secretary Michael Gove at the first post-reshuffle cabinet meeting in Downing Street (Pic: Getty)
New housing secretary Michael Gove at the first post-reshuffle cabinet meeting in Downing Street (Pic: Getty)

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