This is entry number 272, published on 5 September 2011, of a blog on the Planning Act 2008 infrastructure planning and authorisation regime.
The Government is committed to prioritising capital investment in economic infrastructure that supports growth.
This is entry number 258, published on 8 July 2011, of a blog on the Planning Act 2008 infrastructure planning and authorisation regime.
This week HM Treasury and Infrastructure UK unveiled the Government's 'National Infrastructure Plan' (NIP).
Bircham Dyson Bell was pleased to co-sponsor a major new research project and resulting report by the New Local Government Network (NLGN) examining the opportunities available for delivering new and effective models of governance for integrated transport.
In May 2008, the Department of Communities and Local Government (CLG) consulted upon planning reforms to give greater protection to World Heritage Sites (WHSs).
In this bulletin we provide an update on the progress being made by UK cities operating or considering introducing road user charging schemes and other forms of demand restraint.
A joint consultation by DCLG and BERR was announced on 31 March entitled ‘Prosperous Places: Taking forward the Review of Sub National Economic Development and Regeneration’.
Defra's Waste Strategy for England 2007, published in May, was introduced by Waste Minister, Ben Bradshaw as: ‘ a strategy for the whole community, not just for Government.'
The changes made to the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (by the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004), which generally reduced the life of permissions from five to three years, will have a significant impact on developers.