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This section contains the latest news, ministerial speeches, statements and articles from the planning, building and environment site.

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Latest news

  • Delivered direct to your door: Advice to make your home greener

    Communities Minister Andrew Stunell today outlined plans for the new scheme that will enable homeowners and tenants to receive tailored advice about how to make their homes greener and save money, delivered direct to their door.

    • Added: 28 January 2011
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
  • Localism Bill to hand power to the people gains support

    An historic bill to return power to councils and communities reversing decades of increasing central government control was given new backing today.

    • Added: 17 January 2011
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
  • Councils urged to make 2011 the year of the electric car

    The Government today outlined more support for green drivers to encourage greater use of electric and plug in hybrid vehicles.

    • Added: 3 January 2011
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment

Latest speeches, statements and articles

  • Making neighbourhood planning work

    Speech given by the Rt Hon Greg Clark MP at the Planning Officers Society's Neighbourhood Planning Conference.

    • Published: 24 January 2011
    • Speech by The Rt Hon Greg Clark MP
  • Changes to Building Regulations

    Written Ministerial Statement by Communities Minister Andrew Stunell setting out a programme of work to improve the system of building regulation in England.

    • Published: 16 December 2010
    • Statement by Andrew Stunell OBE MP
  • Participation in planning

    Speech made by Minister for Decentralisation, the Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, at the Town and Country Planning Association Annual Conference, 2010.

    • Published: 30 November 2010
    • Speech by The Rt Hon Greg Clark MP

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