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'.
News of a 'damning' report by Parliament's spending watchdog on the High Speed Two (HS2) project, which found that it was running a decade late with a total cost unknown, features in today's newspaper round-up.
A planning inspector has overturned Luton Council's refusal of plans for a 230-home town centre scheme after he concluded that the developer's reduced affordable housing offer was 'not a substantial amount' but 'better than the alternative' of no development taking place.
Salford Council has granted consent for plans to build 545 flats in the city's tallest building at 55 storeys high, even though the proposal provides no affordable housing.
Sevenoaks District Council (SDC) has complained to the housing secretary Robert Jenrick about what it calls the "misguided conclusions" of the planning inspector who has recommended the withdrawal of its draft local plan from examination.
Braintree District Council has approved outline plans for 1,000 new homes on an unallocated countryside site after attributing "some weight" to the location's inclusion in a delayed draft joint local plan it is preparing with two other Essex authorities.
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