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Planning officer boost needed to meet parties' housing goals

21/06/2024

A major boost to planning department resources would be needed to meet the housebuilding aims of any of the main parties, experts have said this week.

Council spends £1m in bid to speed up planning

12/06/2024

Wiltshire Council will pour an extra £1m into its planning department this year to process applications more quickly and improve customer service.

Campaigners publish council ‘rich list’

09/04/2024

Campaign group TaxPayers’ Alliance has published its annual ‘town hall rich list’ today as it continues to raise the issue of public sector pay.

Officer-member relations ‘fractured’ at Wrexham

01/02/2024

Issues in Wrexham County Borough Council’s planning service mean it is hindered in fulfilling its role, an audit has found.

'Unacceptable culture' at East Devon

19/12/2023

An auditor heard bullying allegations among evidence that ‘cultural issues’ at East Devon DC saw officers leave and members decide not to stand for re-election.

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Planning London under Labour

Grant Leggett, Executive Director and Head of Boyer’s London planning team, looks at the impact of a future Labour government on planning in London.
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