Planning stats

£5bn - Estimated three-year housing investment pledged in London mayor Boris Johnson's draft housing strategy.

£300m - Predicted savings for councils, applicants and the wider economy if the recommendations of the Killian-Pretty review, released this week, are taken up.

80 - Number of wind turbines that the Environment Agency wants to build on its land to generate 200MW of renewable electricity and save around 200,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide each year.

58 - Total applications for new opencast coal mines that have been submitted since the start of 2007, according to the website coalintheuk.org

25% - Decline in bus passenger journeys in Tyne and Wear in the past decade. The figure comes in a report issued by the Centre for Cities last week on delivering integrated urban transport planning in the UK.

3 out of 4 - Proportion of councils saying regeneration projects are experiencing delays in a survey of 200 local authorities by 4ps. Of the respondents, 61 per cent said housing projects are suffering and a third said leisure projects are slipping.


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