Another (local plan) bites the dust

Oct 22, 2020

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Chiltern and South Bucks (CSB) Local Plan is the latest victim of a failure in the duty to cooperate process and the latest hotly anticipated reform of the planning system. Bruised by some damming comments from the Planning Inspectors and

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Tory backlash on radical reform

Oct 15, 2020

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It would seem that plans by No 10 and MHCLG to bring root and branch reform of local government have quietly fallen into the very very long grass. Following a robust reaction from many councils and districts Ministry of Housing,

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The future of Cambridge

Sep 23, 2020

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By Alia Khan, Consultant  Cambridge has experienced high rates of economic growth for decades, with a particular emphasis on business research centres that lead the world in science and innovation.  It does, however, face an historic challenge in being able

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Sevenoaks to St Albans

Sep 21, 2020

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By Michael Hardware, Director of Planning and Property  Not usually associated but these two districts are currently on a similar path: planning inspectors have found both wanting in their duty to cooperate with adjoining authorities. Sevenoaks was in the High Court

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