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Planning weekly highlights—23 November 2017

Planning weekly highlights—23 November 2017
Published on: 23 November 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Planning weekly highlights—23 November 2017
  • In this issue:
  • Planning policy
  • The Autumn 2017 Budget—infrastructure and housebuilding announcements
  • Communities Secretary warns 15 local authorities of potential local plan intervention
  • North of England to gain new transport powers
  • Welsh Government launches consultation on the implementation of sustainable drainage systems
  • Inspector’s refusal of permission for roadside services upheld (Waterstone Estates v Welsh Ministers)
  • Housing policy
  • No requirement to fix a housing shortfall figure where agreement that it falls short of five years (Hallam Land v SCLG)
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s Planning highlights includes updates on: the Autumn 2017 Budget highlights for infrastructure and housebuilding; potential local plan intervention; new transport powers for the North of England; a Welsh consultation on the implementation of sustainable drainage systems; the National Infrastructure Commission’s report on the Cambridge-Milton Keynes-Oxford Arc; an inquiry into the Environment Agency’s work; and cases relating to a refusal of permission for roadside services, fixing a housing shortfall figure and recovering travellers’ planning appeals in the green belt. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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