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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

  • Independent panel to help government cut housebuilding red tape and boost growth

    Communities Minister Don Foster launched a new independent group of building industry experts on 31 October 2012, tasked with simplifying the mass of rules imposed on developers and housebuilders, to make them easier to understand and follow.

    • Added: 31 October 2012
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
  • Planning Inspectorate essential to new planning measures

    Planning Minister Nick Boles saw first hand how the work of the Planning Inspectorate is playing a vital role in new reforms and improvements of the planning system.

    • Added: 26 October 2012
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
  • More Green Flag Awards for great local parks

    The Green Flag Awards are to continue as Communities Minister Don Foster announces that Keep Britain Tidy has been awarded the licence to run the scheme for the next five years.

    • Added: 25 October 2012
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment

Latest speeches, statements and articles

  • Local statistics

    Written Ministerial Statement by Communities Secretary Eric Pickles on changes to the publication of the Department's statistics.

    • Published: 18 September 2012
    • Statement by The Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP
  • Unpublished research reports: Planning, building and the environment

    Written Ministerial Statement on unpublished research reports covering the topics of planning, building and the environment.

    • Published: 18 September 2012
    • Statement by The Rt Hon Don Foster MP
  • Housing and growth

    Oral Statement by Communites and Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles on housing and growth.

    • Published: 6 September 2012
    • Statement by The Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP

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