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Lexis®PSL Planning weekly highlights—19 May 2016

Published on: 19 May 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Lexis®PSL Planning weekly highlights—19 May 2016
  • In this issue:
  • Slowdown in applications for development consent orders
  • Green belt land–what does the future hold?
  • As I was going to St Ives—restricting second home ownership
  • Headlines (News updates & analysis)
  • Housing and Planning Act 2016
  • Energy Bill becomes law
  • Government responds to National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) consultation
  • £200m wind farm cancelled due to impact on birdlife
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s Planning highlights include: (1) Slowdown in applications for development consent orders; (2) Green belt land–what does the future hold?; (3) As I was going to St Ives–restricting second home ownership; (4) Housing and Planning Act 2016; (5) Energy Bill becomes law; (6) Government responds to National Infrastructure Commission consultation; (7) £200m windfarm cancelled due to impact on birdlife; (8) Review of opportunities to develop the offshore wind industry; (9) Views sought on 5G and 'growth corridor' infrastructure needs; (10) Community Infrastructure Levy charging schedule adopted by three councils; (11) Mayor of London proposes new measures to tackle London pollution; (12) Government relaxes administrative burdens in planning; (13) Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvement Scheme approved; (14) Plans submitted for 1,500 new homes in South Thamesmead; (15) R (Blackpool Borough Council) v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and another; (16) R (Pratt) v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government; (17) R (Eastwood) v The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead; (18) R (Spitalfields Historic Trust Ltd) v Mayor of London; (19) Appeal tracker–R (Save Britain's Heritage) v Liverpool City Council; (20) Appeal tracker–Wealden District Council v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government; and (21) Appeal tracker–Redrow Homes Ltd v Martin Dawn (Leckhampton) Ltd. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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