Monthly Archives: February 2013

Portas Pilots Progress

The Independent has written about the Portas Pilots: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/portas-pilot-towns-wasted-grants-on-items-like-a-1600-peppa-pig-costume-8494026.html Surely the progress with the Portas Pilots shouldn’t come as a surprise. Unless any project has already spent money on ‘project development’ (i.e. working out in advance what you want to do, … Continue reading

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NPPF and implications of the The Bedroom Tax for Planners

National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) obliges Local Planning Aiuthorities to plan for the implications of the Goernment’s ‘Bedroom Tax’, but are any doing so? Does this mean that Housing Strategies, and Planning Policies, are already out of date? Continue reading

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