Planning Update: The right to know why

Is there now a presumption that reasons be given for planning decisions, asks Jamie McKie ‘Taking a step back, this direction of travel is perhaps unsurprising. The planning process has, at its core, the key values of public engagement and participation.’Within the last year, we have seen a surge of significant cases in which an …
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