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.

February 9, 2015
A new British Social Attitudes Survey has confirmed that getting the package of community benefits right makes a real difference to how a development is received locally.The survey, commissioned by the Department of Communities and Local Government and involving 4000 adults between 2010 and 2013
February 9, 2015
9 February 2015 Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude has confirmed the Government’s commitment to shrinking the government estate, highlighting a number of sites shortly to come on the market.Speaking at the 'Government Property 2015’ Conference Mr Maude cited the progress made since 2010 in
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Case Studies
74 new homes…
Runnymede Borough Council
94 new homes
Waverley Borough Council
518 new homes…
London Borough of Bexley
Post consent amendments…
Royal Borough of Greenwich
Mineral extraction
Buckinghamshire County Council
394 new homes
Havering Borough Council
90 new homes
Stroud District Council
3,500 new homes
South Cambridgeshire District Council
1,800 new homes
Waverley Borough Council
2,204 new homes
Malvern Hills District Council, Wychavon District Council, Worcester City Council
Cllr Ian Ward
June 14, 2019
Cllr Teresa O’Neill OBE
May 28, 2019
Cllrs Mark Dance & Mike Whiting
April 24, 2019