Government Overhaul of Planning System

Late on Wednesday evening, the Government unveiled proposals to deliver new housing by overhauling England’s planning system. The Liberal Democrats have slammed the proposals.

The Local Government Association (LGA) Liberal Democrat Group Leader, Councillor Howard Sykes, and Baroness Jenny Randerson, have spoken out against and I am sure, will be the first of many, including myself.

Please find consultation links below, do review and comment, if this is an issue for you.

https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/planning-for-the-future

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/907215/200805_Changes_to_the_current_planning_system_FINAL_version.pdf

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/907213/Call_for_evidence_on_Contractual_Controls.pdf