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E-bulletin January 2016

Date: 29/1/2016

E-bulletin January 2016

Breaking News ...

... read the latest debates in the Commons on the Housing & Planning Bill >> read more
.. and in the House of Lords >> read more

Society Matters

Spatial Planning Latest

  • Preparing housing led LDOs - PAS have used the experiences of their housing LDO pilots to develop an advice note on how to go about creating an LDO to encourage development to come forward >> read more

Development Management Latest

  • Ministers plan to test 'premium' fees for fast-track service in competition pilot areas >>read the impact assessment
  • Guidance has been issued on the making of an appropriation order under section 229 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 which allows for the appropriation of land which forms part of a common >> read more
  • Brandon Lewis has issued a written statement extending the period for consideration of the recovery of planning appeals for residential development over 10 units where a neighbourhood plan proposal has been submitted or a neighbourhood plan is in place >>read more

Brief Updates

  • Five new commissioners have been appointed to to Historic England >> read more
  • The Planning magazine app is now available on all iOS and Android devices (iPad, tablets and Kindle) as well as having a weekly desktop version >> read more
  • Asset management of the high street could unlock much needed investment to transform local areas, according to a report from the BPF >> read more

Forthcoming Events

And Finally ...

.... were you aware that growth of £385 billion in 2015 has pushed the overall UK housing stock value past £6 trillion for the first time? >> read more 



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