Autumn debut for planning bill

Apex New Planning Bill

Following the publication of the white paper ‘Planning for the Future’ last summer, planning developments look likely to move forward as the Planning Bill has been brought forward to this autumn… New Planning Bill There are changes ahead – and sooner than we thought – as it looks likely that the planning bill that is…

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Playing ball with the Housing and Planning Bill

Housing and Planning Ping Pong

A game of ping pong has been played with the Housing and Planning Bill between the House of Commons and the House of Lords in recent weeks, as the bill has gone back and forth being amended. This, of course, has caused a lot of anxiety as all this to-and and fro-ing has seriously delayed…

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Housing and Planning Bill – an Update

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During October, the government made a number of announcements alongside the new Housing and Planning Bill – all aiming to achieve the government’s ambition of creating one million homes by 2020.  Some of the measures being put in place to achieve this goal will create very interesting opportunities for developers! From temporary to permanent The…

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