The latest from the Planning Portal about “‘Poor-performing’ thresholds under review as first council named”

Planning Minister Nick Boles has said the Government will keep under review the thresholds for the designating planning authorities as poor-performing after naming the first to be designated under the new arrangements

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The latest from the Planning Portal about “Coastal Concordat agreed to spur development”

Ports, marina builders and coastal developers are set to benefit from a streamlined English planning and regulation regime as a result of a new coastal concordat agreed between Whitehall, regulatory watchdogs and the Local Government Association

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