The last fortnight's five most popular stories on PlanningResource.co.uk
Nick Boles has told a Tory party conference fringe event to 'shoot me' if he is still planning minister after the next general election.
A council in Surrey is set to withdraw its key planning document after carrying out a study that indicated it would have to 'significantly' raise its proposed annual housebuilding target.
A council has complained of 'corporate bullying' after three housebuilders threatened a judicial review over a neighbourhood plan that recently passed examination.
A Staffordshire district council has said that it is willing to identify land for an additional 900 homes after an inspector warned that its local plan fails to make adequate provision for housing need.
Leeds City Council's attempts to protect the city's historic canal-side from housing development have suffered a major setback after a High Court judge declared two council planning policies 'unlawful'.
The communities secretary has approved a mixed-use scheme in east London, ruling that the council's expectation for affordable housing provision to be provided by the development was 'unrealistic'.
Plans for an 18-hole golf course and 1,000 homes on green belt in Bolton have been given the go-ahead - on condition the venue wins its bid to host the 2026 Ryder Cup golf tournament.
Housing secretary Sajid Javid has approved plans for 258 homes and a new secondary school in the Surrey green belt, despite acknowledging that the proposal would significantly reduce green belt "openness" and conflicts with a neighbourhood plan.
Pinsent Masons has topped the tables in Planning's ranking of the most highly rated planning law firms for the fifth year running.
A report that MPs are calling for tougher rules on night flights at Heathrow once the airport expands features in today's newspaper round-up.
Plans for a major mixed use scheme on green belt land in Rochdale, including 1,000 new homes and a 2.2km link road to the M62 motorway, were approved last night by councillors.
- Planning Director - (London) Osborne Richardson London (Greater)
- Planning Manager – Warwickshire Jon Taylor Associates Warwickshire
- Head of Planning North Norfolk District Council Cromer, Norfolk
- Planning Enforcement Officer Cherwell District Council Banbury, Oxfordshire
- GROUP MANAGER, GROWTH and PLANNING Mendip District Council Shepton Mallet