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Planning People 22nd May 2022
 

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Top Story
Legal firm announces acquisition of planning consultancy Legal firm announces acquisition of planning consultancy
A legal and professional services firm has completed the acquisition of a town planning consultancy.
 
More Planning People News
Lichfields appoints new senior director Lichfields appoints new senior director
Planning consultancy Lichfields has announced the appointment of Rebecca Caines as a new senior director in its Manchester office.
Planning consultancy announces five promotions Planning consultancy announces five promotions
Oxfordshire-based planning consultancy Edgars has announced the promotion of five planners.
 
Editor's Pick
Why growing numbers of council planning teams are isolating while they tackle application backlogs Why growing numbers of council planning teams are isolating while they tackle application backlogs
A Hampshire council’s planning department last month decided to ignore nearly all customer queries for a two-week period as officers focused on tackling an application backlog. It follows similar action by a Dorset authority at the end of last year. Commentators say they expect more over-stretched council planning teams to follow suit.
Planning application fees to go up by over one third Planning application fees to go up by over one third
The government has confirmed that it intends to raise fees for major and minor planning applications by 35 per cent and 25 per cent respectively in an effort to boost council planning team resources.
 
Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill
Six more ways in which the Levelling Up Bill would change planning, including dropping five year housing land supply requirements Six more ways in which the Levelling Up Bill would change planning, including dropping five year housing land supply requirements
With additional implications of the bill and its associated documents continuing to emerge, Planning highlights more key things that you need to know about their contents.
23 ways in which the Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill would change planning 23 ways in which the Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill would change planning
The government has introduced its much-anticipated Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill to Parliament, with the bill including a raft of changes to the planning system, including around developer contributions, environmental assessment and enforcement.
 
Podcast
Room 106, ep13: Pollution concerns hold up 100,000 new homes, a council takes drastic steps to clear an applications backlog, and the latest news Room 106, ep13: Pollution concerns hold up 100,000 new homes, a council takes drastic steps to clear an applications backlog, and the latest news
Listen as the Planning team investigates the impact of guidance intended to rein in water pollution on housebuilding, look at why a council has isolated its planning department for two weeks and the most important news of the past fortnight
 
More moves
Women in Planning launch second year of mentoring scheme
Council appoints new head of planning
Planning consultancy announces new midlands office
New equity partner for consultancy’s town planning division
Consultancy announces new MD among series of promotions
 
Insight Reports
The pressures building on planning authority officers, and how they plan to tackle them The pressures building on planning authority officers, and how they plan to tackle them
The human, workload and financial challenges that planning authorities face in 2022. PLUS how they plan to deal with them, and what that means for services users
The consultants with the highest proportion of female planners The consultants with the highest proportion of female planners
The big planning consultancies with the highest proportions of female planners, both at board level and throughout. PLUS The policies they employ to enable women to thrive
The most in-demand skills in planning The most in-demand skills in planning
Local authorities’ verdicts on the most in-demand expertise and the most difficult vacancies to fill, according to a Planning survey of senior planners across local government.
 
Planning White Paper: The Planning Briefing
Download the updated Planning Briefing on the white paper, or read it online Download the updated Planning Briefing on the white paper, or read it online
Our updated guide to the planning white paper and its implications is now available as an easily searchable PDF document, or can be read as a series of online articles.
 
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