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How planning inquiries are set to change

How planning inquiries are set to change

The Planning Inspectorate's (PINS') response to a review of the appeal inquiry process reveals it is considering fines for parties who submit evidence late. However, the economist who led the review highlights challenges for PINS in implementing her suggestions.

PINS warns of 'sizeable transition period' in meeting Rosewell review recommendations

PINS warns of 'sizeable transition period' in meeting Rosewell review recommendations

The Planning Inspectorate (PINS) has said it is committed to meeting new appeals determination targets set by the Rosewell review of planning appeal inquiries but warned that "a sizeable transition period is likely to be needed" before all of the review's recommendations can be adopted.

Built environment sector 'needs to better reflect diverse communities'

Built environment sector 'needs to better reflect diverse communities'

The 'huge mismatch' between the ethnic diversity of the UK population and their representation in the built environment sector could cause resistance to new development, the National Planning Summit has been told.

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