Property & Planning: The best laid plans
When the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act was introduced last year the aim was to make it a faster, fairer and simpler process. Unfortunately, those involved do not believe that this has turned out to be the case. Simon Ricketts takes a look at the reforms introduced in the legislation, and why they are creating more confusion than clarity
The Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act: faster, fairer, simpler? If you listen to legal and planning professionals, the answer appears to be a resounding “no”. In this year’s survey of the planning law marketplace, published in the 27 May issue of Planning magazine, the disquiet is clear, for example:
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