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Ministers say Sadiq Khan's housing record is 'deeply disappointing'. What does the data say?

Ministers say Sadiq Khan's housing record is 'deeply disappointing'. What does the data say?

In February, before the coronavirus made electioneering in the capital a less urgent priority, London mayor Sadiq Khan put out a press release. It revealed statistics showing that he was on course to meet his affordable housing target this year – to see work started on 17,000 affordable homes. If he achieves it, it will be the first time in four years he has come close to that kind of level.

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Seven key factors which differentiate successful unplanned housing appeals from unsuccessful ones

Seven key factors which differentiate successful unplanned housing appeals from unsuccessful ones

We studied appeal decisions for all schemes of 400-plus homes on unallocated greenfield sites since the start of 2016. Below, we highlight the key reasons why some appeals are allowed and others dismissed.

How inspectors differentiate unacceptably remote dwellings from those they approve

How inspectors differentiate unacceptably remote dwellings from those they approve

The factors that distinguish dwellings that inspectors see as unacceptably remote from those that they approve.

The consultants with the highest proportion of female planners

The consultants with the highest proportion of female planners

For the second year in a row, Planning has used data from its annual Planning Consultancy Market Report to reveal the number and proportion of chartered female town planners working in the UK's biggest consultancies.

The biggest planning permissions in 2019

The biggest planning permissions in 2019

The largest housing, commercial, industrial, infrastructure, retail and leisure schemes granted permission in the past 12 months, plus the lawyers and consultants who advised on them.

Councils' housing delivery test action plans: The opportunities and strategies in 67 key plans

Councils' housing delivery test action plans: The opportunities and strategies in 67 key plans

Councils in areas that aren't delivering enough homes have produced action plans explaining how they will tackle the problem. We reveal which authorities plan to release more sites, which intend to boost planning department resources, and much more.

Data Resources

CIL Watch: who's charging what?

CIL Watch: who's charging what?

Want to know whether your local authority has published Community Infrastructure Levy proposals? Our live table includes the latest details of councils' levy plans, including a breakdown of charges by development type.

Community Infrastructure Levy maps

Community Infrastructure Levy maps

More than 200 local authorities in England and Wales have published Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) plans for consultation. Use the interactive maps below to view councils' progress in implementing CIL and the rates they are proposing to charge.

Map: neighbourhood plan applications

Map: neighbourhood plan applications

Use our new interactive map to view how many applications for neighbourhood planning powers have been received by English councils and the names of the groups that have submitted them.

Maps: core strategy progress data

Maps: core strategy progress data

Use our new interactive map to view English councils' progress in adopting local plans and view a spreadsheet containing the latest data on local plan coverage from the Planning Inspectorate.

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