A Treasury consultation has been released that seeks views on the proposed governance, structure and operation of the National Infrastructure Commission.
- Senior Policy Planner Dover District Council Dover, Kent
- Career Grade Planning Officer (Development) Uttlesford District Council Saffron Walden, Essex
- PRINCIPAL PLANNING OFFICER (DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT) Lewis Davey Farnborough, Hampshire
- Senior Planning Officer (Planning Policy) Epping Forest District Council Epping, Essex
- Enforcement Officer - Staffordshire - outside IR35 Oyster Partnership Staffordshire
The government's decision to review the future of the High Speed Two north-south rail link, plus the announcement of construction delays, has prompted fears that councils along the proposed route may have to dramatically rewrite their development plans
Gatwick Airport has begun the planning process to allow the regular use of its emergency second runway, just weeks after the expiration of a 40-year agreement that prevented such a move.
A bid by campaigners to challenge the Department for Transport's (DfT's) selection of a "preferred corridor" for the proposed Oxford to Cambridge Expressway on environmental impact grounds has been blocked by the High Court after a judge ruled that the scheme's route had not yet reached a stage where formal environmental or habitat assessments were required.
The secretary of state for business, energy and industrial strategy has approved plans for a combined heat and power plant at a site near Sittingbourne in Kent, after concluding that the benefits of the scheme would outweigh any potential negative visual impacts.
This autumn is due to see a series of key policy developments. Colin Marrs looks ahead.
In furtherance of a pledge made by Boris Johnson during his leadership campaign, the government has launched a review of HS2. Does that mean it is the beginning of the end of the project?
What lessons can be learned from the local authorities that have successfully bid for money from the government's Housing Infrastructure Fund, asks Adam Branson.
A new generation of sub-regional strategic plans are being prepared in five different areas of England. But their progress faces a number of hurdles, Adam Branson finds.
POLICY: Preparing for a Changing Climate: Good Practice Guidance for Local Government.
Just weeks after the government signed the net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 target into law, the Committee on Climate Change's annual progress report reveals that the UK's climate change actions are failing to meet its ambitions. Kate Hodson and Olivia Dunham consider how planners can help.
Issued by: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (DBEIS).