How measures in the levelling up bill to force developers to complete schemes more quickly are likely to play out

The levelling up bill includes proposals requiring developers to tell councils when they are starting work on a permitted scheme and making it easier for authorities to force applicants to complete unfinished buildings. However, observers say the measures are unlikely to have any significant impact on build-out rates.

by Joey Gardiner
Michael Gove (Credit: WPA Pool c/o Getty Images)
Michael Gove (Credit: WPA Pool c/o Getty Images)

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