Author Archives: Steve Speed

The government publishes its response to the consultation relating to First Homes …

The government has published the following response to the consultation titled "Changes to the current planning system - Consultation on changes to planning policy and regulations" (which ran for 8 weeks from 06/08/2020 until 01/10/2020): Continue reading

The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee publishes a “call for evidence” (until 30/04/2021) relating to their permitted development rights inquiry …

[UPDATE: For the subsequent report relating to this inquiry, please view this post.]

The "Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee" (a "Commons Select Committee") has published the following "call for evidence", which runs for (approx) 5 weeks from 23/03/2021 until 30/04/2021: Continue reading

MHCLG publishes its “Planning Update Newsletter” (April 2021) …

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has published the following "Planning Update Newsletter": Continue reading

“Part 3 of the GPDO – Information about Appeal Decisions” – 5 additional appeal decisions (total = 204) …

The Part 3 of the GPDO - Information about Appeal Decisions page has been updated to include 5 additional appeal decisions (1 x Part 3 Class C, 1 x Part 3 Class J, 2 x Part 3 Class PA, and 1 x Part 3 Class R), which means that the informal lists of prior approval appeals now include the following: Continue reading

MHCLG publishes its “Planning Update Newsletter” (February 2021) …

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has published the following "Planning Update Newsletter": Continue reading

The government publishes a consultation (until 27/03/2021) relating to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) and the National Model Design Code …

[UPDATE: For the subsequent government response to this consultation, please view this post.]

The government has published the following consultation, which runs for 8 weeks from 30/01/2021 until 27/03/2021: Continue reading

The government publishes its response to the “Living with Beauty” report …

The government has published the following response to the "Living with Beauty" report (by the "Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission"): Continue reading