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Lexis®PSL Planning weekly highlights—8 December 2016

Lexis®PSL Planning weekly highlights—8 December 2016
Published on: 08 December 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Lexis®PSL Planning weekly highlights—8 December 2016
  • In this issue:
  • Headlines (News updates & analysis)
  • Habitats and Birds Directives–Commission considers Directives remain fit for purpose
  • Nationally significant infrastructure projects—£500bn National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline launched
  • Heritage and conservation—Report calls for improved planning protection for National Parks
  • Affordable housing—Welsh government to invest £30m in new homes
  • Guidance for shale exploration—government invites bids for funding
  • Environmental protection—145 Members of Parliament sign the Greener UK Pledge
  • Compulsory purchase orders—Worcestershire purchase order
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s Planning highlights include: (1) Habitats and Birds Directives; (2) NIC Pipeline launch; (3) National Parks protection; (4) £30m for new Welsh homes; (5) Shale gas exploration funding; (6) Greener UK Pledge; (7) Worcestershire purchase order; (8) Ofwat guidance on developer charging for new water and sewerage connections; (9) Court of Appeal implies terms into planning conditions; (10) Local residents' views considered at appeal even though common ground between parties; (11) Basement developments; (12) No misinterpretation of national planning policy in devising local plan; (13) Adequacy of reasoning in inspector's CPO report; (14) Challenge to rationality of reasons rejected; and (15) Loss of best and most versatile land material consideration. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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