Labour warned 'public want more, not less involvement, in planning decisions'

James Murray
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Labour warned 'public want more, not less involvement, in planning decisions'

IEMA warns promised attempt to reform planning system will need to be properly funded

Labour has today faced fresh warnings that its ambitious proposals to slash planning 'red tape' and accelerate the development of clean energy and housing projects could face a major backlash from conservation...

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