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Policy & Legislation Updates

Reforms to the compulsory purchase process - Wales

This document details a summary of responses to the consultation on Reforms to Compulsory Purchase Powers and Procedures, the Welsh Government’s response and the next steps.

Strategic Development Plan (Wales) Regulations 2021

These Regulations make provision for the preparation and revision of an Strategic Development Plan and associated matters.

Government response to the local housing need proposals in “Changes to the current planning system”

An MHCLG publication sets out the responses to its consultation proposing measures to improve the effectiveness of the current planning system. As a result of the responses, the MHCLG has decided that the most appropriate approach is to retain the standard method in its current form.

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