News that the government is set to defend in court a decision by a Surrey council to grant planning permission for six oil wells leads our roundup of today’s news.
A report that planning permission may be required to install some of the home heat pumps that the government has promised to fund as part of its environmental drive leads today’s newspaper roundup.
News that the High Court has rejected legal challenges to the controversial extension of Southampton Airport’s runway and a mixed reception to the government’s new plan to cut carbon emissions feature in our round up of today’s news.
A report that the housing secretary Michael Gove is set to overrule a decision by London mayor Sadiq Khan and approve controversial plans for a 300m-high skyscraper and visitor attraction leads today’s newspaper roundup.
A report that housebuilder Persimmon Homes has been ordered to modify homes that “were built backwards” compared to the approved planning application leads today’s newspaper roundup.
A report that Prince Charles’s estate has been “slammed” over its plans for 2,500 homes on agricultural land in Kent leads our roundup of today’s news.
A national newspaper’s criticism of the government’s apparent abandonment of key proposed changes to the planning system, which could “leave England with an even more restrictive planning system”, leads our roundup of today’s news.
A report claims that, following Boris Johnson’s pro-brownfield development party conference speech, pressure is building on ministers from backbench MPs to order councils to withdraw planning consents for new homes on “uneconomic” greenfield sites.
A report that the government is to revise its proposed planning reforms to focus development on ‘brownfield’ sites and possibly to alter the Conservatives’ manifesto target to build 300,000 homes a year leads today’s newspaper roundup.
News that the City of London has rejected plans for a 48-storey tower block that objectors claimed would have put the UK’s oldest synagogue at risk of closure leads today’s newspaper roundup.