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In February 2019 East Cambridgeshire Council decided to withdraw their emerging local plan during mid‐examination. The reason cited by the council was the unreasonable modifications recommended by the Examining Inspector in order to make the plan sound.
A report commissioned by the British Property Federation (BPF) has set how much warehouse space is needed if the government hopes to meet its target of delivering 300,000 additional homes per year.
Last month, the housing ministry published new Planning Practice Guidance (PPG) detailing the final version of the government’s standard method for calculating housing need.
Over the last year, 57% of housebuilders increased the speed at which they built new homes. McBains commissioned the data consultancy VIGA to conduct primary analysis of over 400 housebuilders in the country.
The Scottish Government has published the Planning Performance Statistics for the first 6 months (April to September) of 2018/19 showing decision times for major housing applications are decreasing.