Neighbourhood Planning – Meeting with John Howell, MP

27 May 2022

On Friday, 27 May, John Howell, MP, the government’s Neighbourhood Planning Champion, joined SLCC members and others at a virtual meeting chaired by our National Planning Adviser, Andrew Towlerton.  John gave an overview of how the new Levelling Up & Regeneration Bill affects Neighbourhood Plans and answered questions ranging from streamlining the process, design codes, digitalisation and street voting to issues about the 5 year land supply, affordable housing, carbon mitigation, land for cemeteries, second homes and more.

Further information about planning reforms in the new Bill can be found below.

Levelling up and Regeneration Bill

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