Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill May 2022

Summary of the Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill May 2022 – Robert Wilson MSc (Dist) BA (Hons) MRTPI Introduction The Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill (LU&RB), was given its first reading on 11th May 2022. It incorporates some of the proposals for planning reform outlined in the earlier Planning for the Future White Paper (August […]

Planning reform update March 2022

The government is considering dropped plans to introduce a standalone planning bill. Commentators believe it is now looking at a more incremental approach to changing the planning system, with a new infrastructure levy among the few surviving key proposals from the 2020 white paper. Michael Gove attended a private meeting week commencing 28th February 2022 […]

Planning for the Future White Paper

The Governments’ planning white paper ‘Planning for the future’ – published in August 2020 sets out to radically reform the system. The proposed reformation of the planning system seeks streamline and modernise the planning process, bring a new focus to design and sustainability, improve the system of developer contributions to infrastructure, and ensure more land […]

New Government White Paper on Planning Reform

by Robert Wilson           New Government White Paper on Planning Reform Where next for Town and Country Planning? The Government’s Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick said in October 2019: “We are going to be bringing forward a white paper on planning reforms. We’ll have to see what happens in the coming weeks to be able […]

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