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News published December 2016

  • SoS questioned over Birmingham plan decision

    Published: Thursday, 1st December 2016

    Javid defends decision to withdraw the holding direction on the Birmingham Development Plan that is proposing to build 51,000 homes in the city, including in some green belt locations…

  • Boost for the capital’s affordable homes

    Published: Thursday, 1st December 2016

    London Mayor publishes proposed new planning guidance designed to support the construction of 90,000 new affordable homes in the capital over the next five years…

  • Jodrell Bank concerns halt Cheshire housing scheme

    Published: Thursday, 1st December 2016

    Javid refuses appeal for 119 homes in Cheshire, highlighting the harm to the efficiency of the radio telescope at the Jodrell Bank Observatory as critical in his decision…

  • Planning round-up 1 December 2016

    Published: Thursday, 1st December 2016

    New-build starts on the up. Local plans failing on climate change and carbon cuts. Latest land-use change stats. East Sussex homes allowed despite development plan concerns. And more stories...

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