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A central London neighbourhood plan that requires all new major applications to prove that their proposals will cause less air pollution than the developments they replace has passed examination.
Fears of speculative development and a potentially higher housing target meant a village in South Oxfordshire went for a pro-growth approach in its neighbourhood plan.
The approval in a referendum of a neighbourhood plan for Hampstead cements Camden's position as the London borough with the most advanced neighbourhood plans.
Neighbourhood planning groups may face further delay and expense in drawing up supporting material to show that policies will not harm key wildlife sites, experts suggest.
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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.
Few in the sector have disputed the findings of a planning consultancy report claiming that neighbourhood plans have had a limited impact on boosting housing supply.
Former planning minister Gavin Barwell acted lawfully in making a written ministerial statement (WMS) strengthening neighbourhood plans in council areas lacking a five-year housing supply, a court has ruled earlier this month.
Reports that an Oxfordshire district has suffered a setback in its legal bid to overturn an inspector's approval of a 95-home scheme on a site not allocated in an adopted neighbourhood plan feature in the latest Neighbourhood Watch update.
Commentators say that proposals for a standard formula to calculate housing need figures for neighbourhood plan areas where a district's local plan is out-of-date may reduce disagreements, but warn of unintended consequences.
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.
In May 2015, in the week before the general election, three ministerial decisions were quashed by the High Court.