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Latest News Stories - 26 May 2011

Group publishes planning framework proposal
Decentralisation and planning minister Greg Clark has been urged to set up a panel of professionals to provide “succinct” guidance...

Pickles backs edge-of-town superstore in Eccles
Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has supported Salford City Council’s backing for an edge-of-town Tesco superstore...

Committee says moratorium on shale gas development unjustified
A Parliamentary committee has said there is no current justification for a moratorium on onshore shale gas development in the UK...

Housing report identifies lone parent trend
A new report launched by leading housing and planning charity the Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA), has identified an increase in lone parent households as a key element of the housing shortage facing England...

New pylon design competition
Architects, designers and engineers have been challenged to come up with designs for a new generation of UK transmission towers...

News round-up 26 May 2011
An overview of the other planning stories this week...

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