white paper

  • Rebalancing the Algorithm

    Text of a letter to The Oxford Mail about the Planning White Paper

    19 November 2020

    It was a relief to read in Sunday’s papers that, in the face of threatened rebellion by Conservative MPs, the ill-conceived planning algorithm proposed in the White Paper Planning for the Future is to be ‘rebalanced' so more homes are built in urban areas, not just in the South East but particularly in the Midlands and the North. But that is not the only feature of the White Paper that needs to be rethought.

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  • Proposed changes to the Planning System

    The Society's formal response to the Government White Paper

    3 November 2020

    Having looked closely at the detail of these potentially very significant changes and sought the views of members of the Society in a webinar, Oxford Civic Society’s planning specialists submitted a formal response to the White Paper.

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