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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'.
Scottish planning authorities should be given powers to trigger the sale of disused land or property to the highest bidder, a report by a body established by the Scottish Government has recommended.
A planning inspector has approved plans for exploratory shale gas drilling in the green belt near a Derbyshire village.
Reports that the government 'has stopped asking the British public whether they are for or against fracking for shale gas' feature in today's newspaper round-up.
Plans have been submitted for the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games athletes' village which is tended to provide 1,400 homes after the event.
Plans for a retail village on the edge of Chorley in Lancashire have been recommended for approval despite a recognition from planners that the shops involved could 'compound the impact' on town centre retailers arising from other approved development.
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