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Will the development corporation model deliver at Old Oak Common?

Will the development corporation model deliver at Old Oak Common?

After a year that has seen senior managerial upheaval and bitter criticism from a major local landowner, the Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation has been backed with £250 million of government infrastructure funding. Will the development corporation model now deliver, Stuart Watson asks

What's the future for fracking?

What's the future for fracking?

The number of applications from developers to frack for shale gas can be counted on the fingers of one hand. But can planning authorities expect many more in the years ahead, asks John Geoghegan.

What forthcoming changes to the EIA process will mean for planners

What forthcoming changes to the EIA process will mean for planners

The Scottish and Welsh governments have launched consultations on plans to bring their systems into line with a new EIA directive, but details on how the rules will change in England remain unclear.

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