Category Archives: Legislation – Use Classes Order 1987

The government reiterates its intention to consult on changes to the Use Classes Order 1987 in relation to betting shops …

[UPDATE: For the subsequent consultation relating to this statement, please view this post].

The DCLG "Gambling Protections and Controls" document (link), along with the associated written statement by Helen Grant MP (Minister for Sport, Tourism & Equalities), reiterates the government's intention to consult on changes to the Use Classes Order 1987 in relation to betting shops.  The above document states the following: Continue reading

IMPORTANT: DCLG launches its “Planning Practice Guidance” website …

On 06/03/2014, DCLG launched the following "Planning Practice Guidance" website:

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The government has announced its intention to consolidate various planning secondary legislation …

The government has announced its intention to "reduce and consolidate planning regulations", as set out by this press release dated 29/10/2013. Continue reading