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Planning 2020: The Raynsford Review of Planning in England

December 18, 2018

The recently published Raynsford review final report on planning concludes with a wide range of recommendations to improve the system, including criticism of permitted development, shared by many others in local government.

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Cities on the rise: actions for local government

August 23, 2018

Opportunities abound for many smaller cities but those on the rise also face a myriad of challenges. Hannah Muirhead found much food for thought at a recent Academy of Urbanism conference in Cork.

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Policy Café Kirklees: Reshaping local democracy

October 12, 2017

Kirklees has recently published a landmark report about the future of local democracy in their area. The Kirklees Democracy Commission has been investigating what a strong and healthy local democracy should look like in Kirklees for the…

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