There has been media coverage today of a call by the Wildlife Trusts for a new ‘wildbelt’ planning designation and their claims that our proposed planning reforms will damage nature. We disagree entirely with these claims - the government is …
On 26 August the Financial Times reported that Croydon Council has approached the department for additional financial support and that other councils could follow. The Ministry is clear that councils – including Croydon - have received unprecedented financial support to …
Today we’ve published Planning for the Future – the most significant reforms to planning policy in decades, overhauling the country’s 70-year-old planning system to deliver the homes we need.
Some have suggested this would reduce the quality of new homes being delivered, or not deliver enough affordable housing. These claims are completely untrue.
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MHCLG in the Media is run by the MHCLG Press Office and is our review of MHCLG stories in the news.
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