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By deeds and their results: How we will strengthen our communities and nation

The government has stated in this framework document that it intends to introduce a new design manual to promote best practice in inclusive design.

Creating space for beauty: interim report

The Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission have issued an interim report which sets out their work to date.

Government response to reforming developer contributions

A summary of responses to technical consultation on draft regulations to reform the system of developer contributions has been published together with the Government's view on the way forward.

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