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Planning news – 9 March 2017

by on March 10, 2017

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Budget 2017: Transport funding announced for the Midlands and the North
Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced funding for transport in the Midlands and the North of England…
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Housing White Paper fails to address coordinated approach to tackle shortage
There is little evidence in the government’s industrial strategy of coordination across government departments to achieve “an economy that works for all”, with the Housing White Paper cited as example, according to a report…
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Neighbourhood Planning Bill: Lords vote to protect pubs
The House of Lords has voted to amend the Neighbourhood Planning Bill so it removes permitted development rights relating to the change of use or demolition of pubs…
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Plans submitted for garden village near Fareham
Buckland Development Ltd has lodged a planning application for Welborne Garden Village, featuring proposals for 6,000 homes, with Fareham Borough Council…
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Budget 2017: Further devolution for London
Chancellor Philip Hammond says an agreement has been reached between the UK Government and the Greater London Authority (GLA) on joint working to address congestion and infrastructure funding…
Laura Edgar, The Planner

News round-up
A round-up of planning news…
– Dover to review local plan
– new study to assess high-rise accommodation
– Land deal completed in Hertfordshire
– Calls made for bond to raise project finance in Scotland.
Laura Edgar, The Planner


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