Why the levelling up bill might weaken strategic planning arrangements

The new levelling up bill intends to scrap the little-loved duty to cooperate and make it easier for neighbouring councils to prepare joint spatial plans. But experts fear that the changes are likely to actually weaken cross-border strategic planning arrangements.

by David Blackman
Credit: Yongyuan Dai c/o Getty Images
Credit: Yongyuan Dai c/o Getty Images

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