Big Ben and Houses of Parliament and Portcullis House from Westminster Bridge

DCN Response to the Industrial Strategy

Responding to the publication of the Industrial Strategy White Paper, Cllr John Fuller, Chairman of the District Councils’ Network said The increased prominence of Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) will allow strategic growth and local planning and housing authorities to work together on functional economic geographies to build the national economy one local economy at a…

DISTRICT COUNCILS OUTLINE EMPHASIS ON NEW POWERS TO ENSURE DEVELOPERS BUILD OUT PERMITTED LAND IN RESPONSE TO GOVERNMENT PLANNING CONSULTATION

DISTRICT COUNCILS OUTLINE EMPHASIS ON NEW POWERS TO ENSURE DEVELOPERS BUILD OUT PERMITTED LAND IN RESPONSE TO GOVERNMENT PLANNING CONSULTATION District Councils, who are responsible for approving 90 per cent of  planning applications, and enabled almost half of all housing completions in the last year, have issued their response to the Government’s proposed reforms to…