Housing

Boris’s planning revolution puts bonfire under regulations to build more beautiful homes

BY Mutaz Ahmed | tweet mutazahmd   /  6 August 2020

The biggest overhaul of the planning permission system for more than 70 years was launched today by the government with the Prime Minister insisting there will be “no more fiddling around the edges”.

Central to these proposals is the transfer of powers from local authorities to central government. The housing department will set up a “standard model” to distribute an annual housing target between local councils, which will then be forced to release the land required to deliver that goal.


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