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PINS data reveals longer timescales for planning appeals by hearing and in writing

PINS data reveals longer timescales for planning appeals by hearing and in writing

Timescales for handling appeals by hearings and written representations have lengthened since the start of the year, new data published by the Planning Inspectorate (PINS) shows.

Westminster councillor resigns after developer hospitality probe finds conduct code breach

Westminster councillor resigns after developer hospitality probe finds conduct code breach

The Westminster councillor at the centre of a row over hospitality he received from property developers while acting as the chair of a planning committee has resigned after an investigation found that he had breached the authority's code of conduct.

'Get machines to do development management processes', conference told

'Get machines to do development management processes', conference told

Development management processes such as application validation and fee calculation should be done by computers to help speed the planning process and allow planners to focus on 'more complex decision-making', the Planning for Housing conference was told yesterday.

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