Politics of Planning

Politics of Planning is our weekly planning update, bringing you the news and analysis you need to plot a successful planning course though fast-changing political waters.

November 24, 2017
On Wednesday 22nd November 2017, SP Broadway hosted a Politics of Planning dinner discussion in the Carlton Club on the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s 2017 Budget.
November 22, 2017
This afternoon, Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond delivered his Budget 2017 speech to the House of Commons, announcing a raft of measures to increase housing infrastructure, housebuilding and home ownership.
November 17, 2017
Ahead of Wednesday’s Budget, the debate over the housing crisis has taken centre stage in politics.
November 17, 2017
On Thursday 16 November 2017, SP Broadway hosted a Politics of Planning Breakfast roundtable discussion with Robert Courts MP.
November 10, 2017
In the run-up to the Autumn Budget Labour are piling pressure on the Conservatives to address social housing shortages and to invest a considerable amount of money into state housebuilding.
November 10, 2017
The BBC has produced a database on UK land use using data from the Coordination of Information on the Environment (Corine) project.
November 3, 2017
Last week the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Sajid Javid addressed the National Association of Local Councils Conference, reaffirming his commitment to Neighbourhood Planning and localism.

November 3, 2017
Last week the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Sajid Javid addressed the National Association of Local Councils Conference, reaffirming his commitment to Neighbourhood Planning and localism.
October 27, 2017
On Tuesday 24 October, SP Broadway hosted a Politics of Planning Breakfast roundtable discussion with Clive Betts MP, the Chair of the Communities and Local Government Select Committee.
October 27, 2017
The Chancellor is facing calls from all sides to provide more funding for housebuilding, in what will be the only budget announcement for 12 months.
Politics of Planning
Case Studies
165 new homes
Wyre Borough Council
New food store
Shropshire Council
Elderly accommodation
Stockport Borough Council
Mixed-use redevelopment
Vale of White Horse District Council
130 homes
Runnymede Borough Council
Gerrards Cross
6 apartments
South Bucks District Council
350 homes
Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
145 houses
Harrogate Borough Council
200 houses
South Somerset District Council
New food store
Chelmsford City Council
Events
Cllr Peter Lamb
February 07, 2018