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Neighbourhood Planning and London's Communities

The Localism Act 2011 gave residents more power to shape their neighbourhoods through the planning process. But earlier investigations by the Committee had revealed patchy results, with many people being unaware of the scheme. The Committee spoke to experts, including Design England’s Jane Briginshaw and representatives of neighbourhood planning forums for an update.

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Distinctively Local Launches

Design England’s Jane Briginshaw chaired the packed event, addressed by the Housing Minister to launch Distinctively Local, a report responding directly and positively to the government’s Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission and Minister Kit Malthouse’s recent challenge to architects to help achieve Britain’s ambitious housing targets by ‘’building the homes the next generation deserves’’.

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