CAPX: There is a way to boost development while satisfying even the most hardcore NIMBYs

Article by Sam Bowman and originally posted on Capx. Last week gave us a picture of things to come in Britain. First, the Government raised National Insurance contributions by 2.5%. This was ostensibly to pay for “social care”, but the money will mostly go to the NHS, with social care’s problems…

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Telegraph: Giving residents vote on whether new development could take place and what it looks like could resolve planning bill deadlock

Article by Tony Diver and published on The Telegraph. Giving local residents a vote on building works on their street would resolve the gridlock between Robert Jenrick and Conservative backbenchers over the planning bill, MPs have said. The Government has been forced to water down its landmark planning bill, which…

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GBNEWS Video: As house prices soar and demand remains sky high with supply not growing anywhere near quickly enough, John Penrose explains why he is presenting his Bill to Parliament.

‘This gives people a chance to say, look, we don’t think that our councils moving fast enough.’ As house prices soar and demand remains sky high with supply not growing anywhere near quickly enough, John says he has a plan to fix it.

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YIMBY ALLIANCE: John Penrose and Bob Blackman set to put forward Bill that would empower local communities to vote on their own housing design and density rules.

Today a group of MPs led by John Penrose MP and Bob Blackman MP will sponsor a ‘Presentation Bill’ to allow the Secretary of State to enact secondary legislation empowering local communities to vote on their own housing design and density rules. The proposals would allow trials of community-led solutions…

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