Briefing: Neighbourhood Planning Bill second reading

By: Kate Wallis  Published: October 2016


The Neighbourhood Planning Bill is another attempt to balance the competing interests that can make planning so divisive. In strengthening neighbourhood plans and compulsory purchase powers it’s a welcome step towards a strong, positive planning system.

Summary

The Neighbourhood Planning Bill has its second reading in the House of Commons on 10 October 2016. This Shelter briefing looks at key aspects of the bill, specifically focusing on CPO.

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