The next five years in planning

The next five years in planning
With the political dust settling from the general election, Richard Harwood OBE QC of 39 Essex Chambers considers what the election result could mean for the planning sector.
What does the election result mean for planning?

The election of a majority Conservative government will encourage the development industry which has sought a pro-business approach and political stability. That will make planning increasingly busy.

The appointment of Greg Clark as the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government signals a continuation of the Department for Communities and Local Government’s twin promotion of the growth agenda and localism. He was Eric Pickles’ Minister for Planning for several years and signed the foreword to the National Planning Policy Framework, so planning reforms

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