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The government intends to go “further and faster” over the coming months to help the development of more brownfield land, including further funding to bring forward such sites and working with councils to "advance brownfield land registers", the housing minister has said.
The housing minister Christopher Pincher has said the government’s “final response” to the planning white paper and related legislation will “probably” come forward in the “earlier part of next year”, and revealed that the proposed changes to the planning system will be “channelled through the prism of levelling up”.
Three years after the 2016 Brexit referendum revealed to government that there were "places left behind", there has been no fundamental debate, let alone vision, about what future can be forged for Britain's medium-sized deindustrialised towns.
Brexit has dominated the UK news agenda, but scant attention has been paid to its impact on the EU, and the EU's capacity to address the kind of regional disparities that decided the 2016 referendum.
It may not be new but it's encouraging to see developer British Land, in its recent publication A Design for Life, throwing its weight behind the case for placemaking and design quality to improve health and wellbeing. Its assessment of the financial benefits to the state makes a compelling case.
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- Planning Officer (H-I) Plymouth City Council Plymouth, Devon
- Principal Planning Policy Officer London Borough of Hillingdon Hillingdon, Uxbridge
- Principal Planning Officer (Planning Policy) Stevenage Borough Council Stevenage, Hertfordshire
- Senior Planning Officer Oxfordshire County Council. Oxford, Oxfordshire