Posts tagged political
Neighbourhood Plans: Success and Scrutiny

Neighbourhood planning allows people to decide the future development of their area, including where new homes and businesses should be built. Nearly 1,400 areas, representing 6 million people across England, are already using their neighbourhood planning powers, with others looking to follow suit. 

A Neighbourhood Plan works by forming part of the statutory Development Plan for that area, so any decisions about planning permission in the neighbourhood area must be made in accordance.

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Killing the goose that lays the golden eggs: Considering “use it or lose it” proposals

These proposals fail to understand how house building works and why investors stand by these businesses.  What’s needed is additional support for sites with large costs and low land values; a continuation of greater mortgage availability and the feel good factor that comes from economic growth.

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