Politics and Policy

By Martin Ford | November 19, 2018

Former minister calls for end to ‘toxic’ permitted development

Former minister calls for end to ‘toxic’ permitted development

The planning system is failing to address public concerns in its current state, a former housing minister has said.

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Council criticised for Oxford Street pedestrianisation U-turn

Westminster City Council has defended itself against accusations it has ‘betrayed’ Londoners with its decision not to make Oxford Street a car-free area.

Whitehall to consult on allowing ‘fracking’ without planning permission

The Government yesterday launched a consultation on plans to allow drilling for shale gas to go ahead without planning permission.

Westminster CC forced to play phone box ‘whack-a-mole’

Westminster City Council has called for greater powers to reject planning applications for new phone boxes.

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