Rights : Community : Action has been granted a court hearing after a judge said our case against sweeping changes to planning laws introduced by the Government last year is “potentially important”. RCA, represented by law firm, Leigh Day, has applied for permission to appeal a Divisional Court decision refusing our application for judicial review … Continued
Video explainer: What are Permitted Development Rights?
The government is making profound changes to the democratic planning system in England. In this explainer, Hugh Ellis (Policy Director, Town & Country Planning Association) and Naomi Luhde-Thompson (Director, Rights : Community : Action) explain what’s in store and why anyone with an interest in a sustainable and fair planning system should be gravely worried … Continued
There has been huge concern about the lack of democracy within the planning system and the even worse inequity being pushed through as part of the Government’s planning reforms. The community voice is being intentionally silenced, giving developers free rein to ride roughshod over resident priorities. Now a new Community Planning Alliance has been launched … Continued