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How the developer contribution rules have changed: the Planning briefing

How the developer contribution rules have changed: the Planning briefing

The key changes to how local authorities charge, collect and report on developer contributions, and their implications. Mark Wilding reports.

Third runway likely to break record, by Angus Walker

Third runway likely to break record, by Angus Walker

Heathrow Airport Ltd launched a statutory consultation on 18 June on its proposals to build a third runway and associated infrastructure. It is called "statutory" because it is required under the Planning Act 2008, which created the consenting system for nationally significant infrastructure projects, before an application can be made.

CIL Watch: Government u-turns on CIL indexation

CIL Watch: Government u-turns on CIL indexation

Regulations laid before parliament this month will bring in a series of changes to developer contributions from 1 September.

Why it's so hard to get consent for rail freight interchanges in the South East

Why it's so hard to get consent for rail freight interchanges in the South East

A secretary of state refusal of plans for a strategic rail freight interchange on Kent green belt shows the difficulties of obtaining approval for such schemes in London and the South East via the traditional local authority application route, say commentators.

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