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Government Publishes New Series of Planning Related Reforms

16 October 2015

The Government has published details of a new raft of planning reforms in England aimed at speeding up the provision of new housing.  This briefing gives a run-down of the key measures which are contained in a new Housing and Planning Bill, and an announcement on the extension of office-to-residential permitted development rights.  It also notes some measures proposed to reform compulsory purchase rules which are contained in the Bill.

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