Power to the People!

In a recent communication from Eric Pickles. he has once again brought the sense of reason to Local Government. Below are extracts from his letter to a coalition MP’s From: Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP Secretary of State for Communities & Local Government 6 July 2010 Dear Colleague, Abolition of Regional Planning “I am today […]

Eric Pickles puts stop to flawed Regional Strategies

Eric Pickles puts stop to flawed Regional Strategies today Published 6 July 2010 Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles is today putting a swift end to Whitehall’s grip on local planning policy by scrapping Regional Strategies and their centrally imposed building targets that failed to increase housebuilding. Regional targets intended to build 3 million homes nationally […]