Response - Planning for a Sustainable Future

By: Sarah Mitchell  Published: September 2007


Shelter broadly welcomes the measures set out in the Planning White Paper and in this consultation.

Summary

Shelter broadly welcomes the measures set out in the Planning White Paper and in this consultation. We share the Government's recognition of the importance of the planning system to ensuring the timely delivery of the Government's target of 3 million new homes by 2020. We believe that, taken together, the measures proposed will help to better link housing and economic development, and to coordinate overall infrastructure planning to make new homes sustainable in both environmental and economic terms.

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