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Social cleansing

One of the provisions of the Housing & Planning Bill that is due for its final reading in the House of Commons on Tuesday 5th January is for council estates to be designated as brownfield land which means that planning permission can be granted for ‘re-development’. 374 more words

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Can Housing Zones help the housing crisis?

By James Carson

The UK government believes that brownfield land has a crucial role in meeting the need for new homes. But development of brownfield sites has often been held back because of the need for high upfront capital and delays in obtaining planning permission. 731 more words

Planning

Shaking the Money Tree - Budget (Part III): The Spending Review

‘Shaking the Tree’ and very hot on the heels of last week’s Productivity Plan the Chancellor has finally unveiled the scale of Government department cuts up to 2019-20. 537 more words

Chilmark Consulting

National Trust responds to proposed changes to the planning system

Commenting on the government’s proposed changes to the planning system, Rick Hebditch, External Affairs Director at the National Trust, said:

“The planning system is not a barrier to a productive society, it is a key tool to help deliver one. 125 more words

National Trust

Fixing the Foundations - More Change in the UK Planning System

Hot on the heels of this week’s HMT Budget comes Budget Part II or ‘Fixing the Foundations’ setting out how Government intend to further push the development of the UK economy and particularly deal with lagging productivity rates. 660 more words

Chilmark Consulting

Here's a report by Labour's Lord Adonis arguing the case for demolishing council estates

If you’re wondering where the drive for demolition of council estates is coming from, you might like to read this report by Labour’s Lord Adonis, which spots the need to demolish existing council estates. 50 more words

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Green Belt re-think needed say planners

Protecting the Green Belt is still a priority for the majority of British voters according a recent YouGov survey. However, according to a new report… 317 more words

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