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Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council's local plan examination will run for at least two years, according to the latest timetable. Commentators say this shows the potential dangers to councils of proposing to not meet housing need on green belt grounds.
The promoter of a garden village near Harrogate in North Yorkshire has called for an independent review of the district's local plan, after a planning inspector advised the council that a proposed major site allocation should be reviewed.
A planning inspector has paved the way for a Leicestershire council to adopt a local plan which proposes a 60 per cent increase in housing provision compared to the authority's 2011 core strategy.
Tardy plan-making council indicates November 2020 submission in bid to escape government intervention
Wirral Council has set out a detailed action plan in response to the threat of intervention made by communities secretary James Brokenshire in January over its failure to make progress on its local plan.
- Planning Strategy and Policy Manager London Borough of Lambeth Lambeth, London (Greater)
- Strategic Town Planner | Gloucestershire | Policy Specialist | Successful SME Lewis Davey Gloucestershire - choice of 2 locations
- Senior / Principal Planner | Birmingham | Major projects Lewis Davey Birmingham, West Midlands
- Strategic Planning Manager Lewis Davey CB Rochford, Essex
- Town Planner | Manchester | MRTPI or Licentiate | Exciting Company Lewis Davey City of Manchester
The decision by Secretary of State James Brokenshire to lift the holding direction on Stevenage Council's local plan after 16 months came shortly after the borough threatened legal action against the government
Three local authorities with local plans either recently approved or published for consultation have proposed the release of green belt land to accommodate thousands of homes.
The Lake District National Park Authority is closer to an updated local plan after publishing the results of a consultation held last year.
A revision to the National Planning Policy Framework's definition of "deliverability" may make it easier for councils to demonstrate a five-year housing land supply, say some experts.