A Treasury consultation has been released that seeks views on the proposed governance, structure and operation of the National Infrastructure Commission.
- Major Projects Planner Bassetlaw District Council Worksop, Nottinghamshire
- Planning Development Manager Bassetlaw District Council Nottinghamshire
- Northern Arc Strategic Development Manager Mid Sussex District Council Haywards Heath, West Sussex
- Planning Director, London JSM Associates London
- Planning Director JSM Associates London
The number of proposed shale gas fracking wells and the estimated total volume of recoverable gas could be factors that determine whether such projects are considered under the nationally significant infrastructure project (NSIP) planning regime, according to a government consultation paper.
How councils' land value capture powers should be strengthened, plus four other key National Infrastructure Assessment recommendations
Government advisory body the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) published its 30-year assessment of the UK's long-term infrastructure needs earlier this week. Here are five things you need to know about the UK's first-ever National Infrastructure Assessment (NIA).
City mayors should produce integrated transport and housing plans, says national infrastructure assessment
City leaders and metro mayors should develop and implement "integrated strategies for transport, employment and housing" and be granted greater planning decision-making powers by 2021, the government's infrastructure adviser has called for in its first long-term national assessment.
A development consent order (DCO) application for a new nuclear power station in Anglesey, north Wales, has been accepted for examination by the Planning Inspectorate (PINS).
During last year's election campaign, the Conservative and Labour parties said that they would pursue a greater share for the public purse of unearned gains conferred on landowners by planning permission or infrastructure development.
The government has taken an important step by publishing its airports national policy statement (NPS), supporting the construction of a third runway at Heathrow.
A recent landmark European court ruling on protected wildlife zones could slow local plan-making and further restrict housing supply around these areas, say practitioners.
A bold suggestion to tax property owners near Crossrail 2 stations to pay for the project faces a number of practical challenges before it could be implemented, say experts.
POLICY: Airports National Policy Statement: New Runway Capacity and Infrastructure at Airports in the South East of England.
Policy: National Policy Statement for Water Resources: Infrastructure Types and Sizes.
Policy Summary: Draft policy statement provides planning guidance for nuclear waste disposal facilities
Policy: Draft national policy statement for geological disposal infrastructure: a framework document for planning decisions on nationally significant infrastructure.