Gemma Sullivan

Jenrick announces reform to England planning system

By Gemma Sullivan

· On 21st July 2020 the Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick announced the creation of a new fast track approval process which will allow homeowners to add up to two additional…

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Publicity and consultation requirements to be eased to help planning system operate during COVID-19

By Gemma Sullivan

On 13 May the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (“MHCLG”) announced a series of measures to support house building during the COVID-19 pandemic, including flexible working hours to…

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The effect of Covid-19 legislation on permitted development

By Gemma Sullivan

· All businesses, except a small number of essential services like supermarkets and pharmacies, have been forced to close by the government because of Covid-19. · The government has temporarily…

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