Politics and Policy

By William Eichler | June 21, 2018

Planning functions ‘downgraded’ by councils, planners warn

Planning functions ‘downgraded’ by councils, planners warn

The planning function has been ‘downgraded’ in over 80% of local authorities, town planners say.

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