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Neighbourhood Watch: Six key findings from the MHCLG-commissioned report on the impacts of neighbourhood plans
A claim that neighbourhood plans can boost housing supply beyond local plan requirements is among the key findings of a report commissioned by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG).
Neighbourhood plans 'can make a significant contribution to housing supply', government-commissioned report concludes
Neighbourhood plans can make a "significant" contribution to boosting housing supply, a report commissioned by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has concluded, but it questions whether they help speed up development.
The South West has pipped the South East as the region that has shown the greatest interest in neighbourhood planning, Planning research shows.
Plans for the 525-home mixed-use redevelopment of a 1960s housing estate, which propose more than 50 per cent affordable housing, have been approved by Milton Keynes Council's planning committee after officers advised that it would result in “significant improvement” for residents.
- Planning Policy, Conservation & Design Manager Cherwell DC Oxfordshire
- Senior Planner – Development Manager Medway Council Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4TR
- Planner Policy & DM Medway Council Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4TR
- Town Planners Pegasus Planning Group Limited BIRMINGHAM | CIRENCESTER | NEWCASTLE
- Community Planning Officer Lewis Davey Witney, Oxfordshire
Brandon Lewis has issued a written statement extending by 6 months the period for consideration of the recovery of planning appeals for residential development over 10 units in areas where a qualifying body has submitted a neighbourhood plan proposal to the local planning authority or where a neighbourhood plan has been made.
How inspectors ruled on the most frequently contested issues in appeals decided since the publication of new government guidance
Neighbourhood Watch: Jenrick gives emerging neighbourhood plan 'significant weight' to allow 500-home green belt appeal
Housing secretary Robert Jenrick has allowed an appeal for a 500-home scheme in the Oxfordshire green belt after giving "significant weight" to support for the proposal in an emerging neighbourhood plan.
News that the coronavirus pandemic has led to the cancellation of a series of neighbourhood plan referendums features in the latest Neighbourhood Watch update.
Plans for up to 200 homes on the outskirts of a village near Milton Keynes have been rejected at appeal by an inspector who cited the scheme's conflict with a neighbourhood plan.
Neighbourhood plans are here to stay. The latest government figures show that more than 2,400 groups have started on producing one. They are without equal as mechanisms for engaging local people in the planning system.
Last month, the judgment on the High Court challenge to the government's written ministerial statement on neighbourhood planning was handed down.
If the man travelling to St Ives in the nursery rhyme is planning to buy a new second home there with any or all of his seven wives, he has another thing coming.