• The threshold for concession contracts has been set, for the purposes of the 2016 Concession Contracts Regulations, with effect from 18 April 2016 until 31 December 2017, at 4,104,394 (5,225,000);
  • The Housing and Planning Act has received Royal Assent. It includes measures designed to unlock brownfield land, requiring local authorities to prepare, maintain and publish local registers of specified land, to ensure that every area has a local plan, to reform the compulsory purchase process and to simplify and speed up neighbourhood planning.

See: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/ uploads/attachment_data/file/523812 /Procurement-Policy-Note-Concession-ContractsThreshold.pdf and https://www.gov.uk/government/news/ landmark-housing-and-planning-bill-receives-royalassent