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High streets and town centres in 2030

Dated policies must be reformed to create an environment that will allow high streets and town centres to flourish in the future, a report published by the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee has found.

Independent review of planning appeal inquiries

This report summarises the findings of the Rosewell Review and makes recommendations to improve and speed up planning appeal inquiries.

Planning for new homes

This report by the National Audit Office (NAO) assesses how effectively the MHCLG supports the planning regime to provide the right homes in the right places.

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