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Planning Law in Wales - Final Report

The Law Commission, a statutory independent body, has published its final report setting out 193 suggested technical changes to planning law as it applies in Wales.

Net gain - Consultation proposals

Defra are consulting on whether to mandate that new developments must achieve a biodiversity net gain to be measured using the 'Defra metric' with the aim of improving how the planning system addresses development's impact on habitats.

Government response to supporting housing delivery through developer contributions

This document provides a summary of the consultation responses received to the consultation "Supporting housing delivery through developer contributions: Reforming developer contributions to affordable housing and infrastructure". It also sets out the changes the Government has made in response to points raised during consultation.

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