The week beginning 9 March 2020 provided the biggest indication yet of the new Government’s thinking on the English Planning system. The Budget 2020 was published and Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government Robert Jenrick made a statement about English planning reform and the likely content of the upcoming Planning White Paper (coming in spring). We now know we will also be seeing a new National Infrastructure Strategy, Housing strategy and Comprehensive Spending Review later this year (probably in July). This document summarises everything we know so far.
Click here to read the RTPI analysis of the Budget 2020 and England planning reform proposals