A Treasury consultation has been released that seeks views on the proposed governance, structure and operation of the National Infrastructure Commission.
- Senior Specialist – Local Plan (Principal Policy Planner) Maldon District Council Maldon, Essex
- Project Officer - Planning Exeter City Council Exeter, Devon
- Senior Planning Officers North Lincolnshire Council North Lincolnshire
- Planner- Principal Planner (Career Grade) London Borough of Bexley Bexley (City/Town), London (Greater)
- Forward Planning and Economic Growth Team Manager Mansfield and Ashfield Shared Service Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottingham
The Planning Inspectorate (PINS) has said it cannot proceed with the examination of a gas plant in Essex because the planning application ‘fell below’ submission standards and failed to take into account the latest guidance on flood risk and climate change projections.
A bid to challenge a minister's permission for survey works to be carried out in relation to plans for a new road tunnel near Stonehenge, on the grounds that a government agency used the wrong legal powers to gain access to the land in question, has been dismissed by a High Court judge.
Submission of the planning application for Heathrow's third runway has been delayed and a forthcoming consultation shelved following last week's landmark Court of Appeal ruling against the airport's expansion, Planning can reveal.
The transport secretary Grant Shapps has approved a new 14 kilometre stretch of dual carriageway on the A30 in Cornwall, after concluding that there is "strong policy support" for the scheme.
The number of Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) charging schedules being approved at examination has fallen dramatically in the last four years, according to analysis by Planning.
Experts predict that last week's landmark Court of Appeal ruling on Heathrow expansion will have wide-ranging consequences for how climate change is treated by the planning system and potentially puts a series of projects and policy documents at risk.
The government's announcement of support for the High Speed Two project after months of uncertainty signals the resumption of years' worth of determining applications for local authorities and opportunities for consultants, say observers.
The government has rightly committed to supporting long-term growth by investing in the country's strategic infrastructure network, promising a national strategy to do just that.
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).